Name: Eggerthella Kageyama et al. 1999

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Eg.ger.thel’la L. fem. dim. 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

Type species: Eggerthella lenta (Eggerth 1935) Kageyama et al. 1999

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

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, illegitimate name, later homonym

Taxonomic status: in need of a replacement

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 2
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 4
Total number of child taxa: 5

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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