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

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

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: Erysipelotrichaceae Verbarg et al. 2004

Assigned by: 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.

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