Name: Cellulosilyticum Cai and Dong 2010

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Cel.lu.lo.si.ly’ti.cum N.L. neut. n. cellulosum, cellulose; N.L. neut. adj. lyticum, able to loosen, able to dissolve; from Gr. neut. adj. lutikon; N.L. neut. n. Cellulosilyticum, a bacterium able to dissolve cellulose

Type species: Cellulosilyticum ruminicola Cai and Dong 2010

Valid publication: Cai S, Dong X. Cellulosilyticum ruminicola gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from the rumen of yak, and reclassification of Clostridium lentocellum as Cellulosilyticum lentocellum comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2010; 60:845-849.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

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

Parent taxon: Lachnospiraceae Rainey 2010

Assigned by: Cai S, Dong X. Cellulosilyticum ruminicola gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from the rumen of yak, and reclassification of Clostridium lentocellum as Cellulosilyticum lentocellum comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2010; 60:845-849.

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