Name: Cruoricaptor Yassin et al. 2013

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. masc. n. cruor, blood; L. masc. n. captor, a hunter; N.L. masc. n. Cruoricaptor, blood hunter, referring to the requirement of blood for growth by the type strain

Gender: masculine

Type species: Cruoricaptor ignavus Yassin et al. 2013

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Yassin AF, Inglis TJ, Hupfer H, Siering C, Schumann P, Busse HJ, Aravena-Roman M. Cruoricaptor ignavus gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel bacterium of the family Flavobacteriaceae isolated from blood culture of a man with bacteraemia. Syst Appl Microbiol 2012; 35:421-426.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Validation list no. 149. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2013; 63:1-5.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name


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: 1

Parent taxon: Weeksellaceae García-López et al. 2020

Assigned by: Garcia-Lopez M, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Tindall BJ, Gronow S, Woyke T, Kyrpides NC, Hahnke RL, Goker M. Analysis of 1,000 Type-Strain Genomes Improves Taxonomic Classification of Bacteroidetes. Front Microbiol 2019; 10:2083.

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