Name: Cutibacterium Scholz and Kilian 2016

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Cu.ti.bac.te’ri.um L. n. cutis, skin; L. neut. n. bacterium, a rod; N.L. neut. n. Cutibacterium, a skin bacterium

Type species: Cutibacterium acnes (Gilchrist 1900) Scholz and Kilian 2016

Valid publication: Scholz CF, Kilian M. The natural history of cutaneous propionibacteria, and reclassification of selected species within the genus Propionibacterium to the proposed novel genera Acidipropionibacterium gen. nov., Cutibacterium gen. nov. and Pseudopropionibacterium gen. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:4422-4432.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 66, part 11 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:179-182.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 4
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 4
Total number of child taxa: 4

Parent taxon: Propionibacteriaceae Delwiche 1957 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Scholz CF, Kilian M. The natural history of cutaneous propionibacteria, and reclassification of selected species within the genus Propionibacterium to the proposed novel genera Acidipropionibacterium gen. nov., Cutibacterium gen. nov. and Pseudopropionibacterium gen. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:4422-4432.

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