Name: Eggerthella Kageyama et al. 1999
Etymology: Eg.ger.thel’la. L. fem. dim. n. suff. -ella, diminutive ending; N.L. fem. dim. n. Eggerthella, named after A. H. Eggerth, a microbiologist who was the first person to isolate this strain
Gender: feminine (stem: Eggerthell-)
Type species: Eggerthella lenta (Eggerth 1935) Kageyama et al. 1999
Conduct genome-based taxonomy of genus at TYGS
Valid publication: Kageyama A, Benno Y, Nakase T. Phylogenetic evidence for the transfer of Eubacterium lentum to the genus Eggerthella as Eggerthella lenta gen. nov., comb. nov. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1999; 49:1725-1732.
IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 49, part 4 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 2000; 50:5-7.
Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP, illegitimate name, later homonym
Taxonomic status: in need of a replacement
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 4
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 6
Total number of child taxa: 7
|Name||Nomenclatural status||Taxonomic status|
|Eggerthella guodeyinii Ge et al. 2021||validly published under the ICNP||correct name|
|"Eggerthella hominis" Liu et al. 2021||not validly published||preferred name (not correct name)|
|Eggerthella hongkongensis Lau et al. 2006||validly published under the ICNP||synonym|
|Eggerthella lenta (Eggerth 1935) Wade et al. 1999||validly published under the ICNP||correct name|
|Eggerthella lenta (Eggerth 1935) Kageyama et al. 1999||validly published under the ICNP, illegitimate name||synonym|
|Eggerthella sinensis Lau et al. 2006||validly published under the ICNP||correct name|
|Eggerthella timonensis Bilen et al. 2023||validly published under the ICNP||correct name|
Parent taxon: Eggerthellaceae Gupta et al. 2013
Assigned by: Gupta RS, Chen WJ, Adeolu M, Chai Y. Molecular signatures for the class Coriobacteriia and its different clades; proposal for division of the class Coriobacteriia into the emended order Coriobacteriales, containing the emended family Coriobacteriaceae and Atopobiaceae fam. nov., and Eggerthellales ord. nov., containing the family Eggerthellaceae fam. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2013; 63:3379-3397.
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