Name: Christensenella Morotomi et al. 2012

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Chris.ten.se.nel’la N.L. fem. dim. n. Christensenella, named after Professor Henrik Christensen, in honour of his many contributions to systematic bacteriology

Gender: feminine

Type species: Christensenella minuta Morotomi et al. 2012

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: 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.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 62, part 1 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2012; 62:757-758.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 1
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 3

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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