Name: Cetobacterium Foster et al. 1996

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. n. kĂȘtos, any sea-monster, whale; L. neut. n. bacterium, a rod; N.L. neut. n. Cetobacterium, a bacterium found in association with whales

Type species: Cetobacterium ceti Foster et al. 1996

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Foster G, Ross HM, Naylor RD, Collins MD, Ramos CP, Fernandez Garayzabal F, Reid RJ. Cetobacterium ceti gen. nov., sp. nov., a new gram-negative obligate anaerobe from sea mammals. Lett Appl Microbiol 1995; 21:202-206.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 56. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1996; 46:362-363.

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: Fusobacteriaceae Staley and Whitman 2012

Assigned by: Staley JT, Whitman WB. Family I. Fusobacteriaceae fam. nov. In: Krieg NR, Staley JT, Brown DR, Hedlund BP, Paster BJ, Ward NL, Ludwig W, Whitman WB (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 4, Springer, New York, 2010, p. 748.

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