Genus Eggerthia

Name: Eggerthia Salvetti et al. 2011

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Eggerthia, named after Arnold H. Eggerth, who first identified the species Lactobacillus catenaformis

Gender: feminine

Type species: Eggerthia catenaformis (Eggerth 1935) Salvetti et al. 2011

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Salvetti E, Felis GE, Dellaglio F, Castioni A, Torriani S, Lawson PA. Reclassification of Lactobacillus catenaformis (Eggerth 1935) Moore and Holdeman 1970 and Lactobacillus vitulinus Sharpe et al. 1973 as Eggerthia catenaformis gen. nov., comb. nov. and Kandleria vitulina gen. nov., comb. nov., respectively. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2011; 61:2520-2524.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 61, part 10 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2012; 62:5-6.

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: 1

Parent taxon: Coprobacillaceae Verbarg et al. 2020

Assigned by: Verbarg S, Göker M, Scheuner C, Schumann P, Stackebrandt E. The families Erysipelotrichaceae emend., Coprobacillaceae fam nov., and Turicibacteraceae fam. nov. In: Rosenberg E, DeLong EF, Lory S, Stackebrandt E, Thompson F (eds), The Prokaryotes – Firmicutes and Tenericutes, 4th edition, Springer, Berlin, 2014, p. 79-105.

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