Name: Catabacter Lau et al. 2014

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Ca.ta.bac’ter. Gr. prep. kata, abbreviation for catalase-positive, derived from Gr. kata, down; N.L. masc. n. bacter, rod; N.L. masc. n. Catabacter, catalase-positive rod

Gender: masculine (stem: Catabacter-)

Type species: Catabacter hongkongensis Lau et al. 2014

Effective publication: Lau SK, Fan RY, Lo HW, Ng RH, Wong SS, Li IW, Wu AK, Ng KH, Tseung S, Lee RA, et al. High mortality associated with Catabacter hongkongensis bacteremia. J Clin Microbiol 2012; 50:2239-2243.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Validation list no. 159. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:2927-2929.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Christensenella Morotomi et al. 2012


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 2

Parent taxon: Christensenellaceae Morotomi et al. 2012

Assigned by: Morotomi M, Nagai F, Watanabe Y. Description of Christensenella minuta gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from human faeces, which forms a distinct branch in the order Clostridiales, and proposal of Christensenellaceae fam. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2012; 62:144-149.

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