Name: Enterocloster Haas and Blanchard 2020

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: En.ter.o.clos’ter Gr. neut. n. enteron, intestine; Gr. masc. n. klôstêr, spindle, referring to these fusiform rods which inhabit the human gut; N.L. masc. n. Enterocloster, a spindle-shaped organism from the intestine

Type species: Enterocloster clostridioformis (Burri and Ankersmit 1906) Haas and Blanchard 2020

Valid publication: Haas KN, Blanchard JL. Reclassification of the Clostridium clostridioforme and Clostridium sphenoides clades as Enterocloster gen. nov. and Lacrimispora gen. nov., including reclassification of 15 taxa. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:23-34.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 6
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 6
Total number of child taxa: 6

Parent taxon: Lachnospiraceae Rainey 2010

Assigned by: Haas KN, Blanchard JL. Reclassification of the Clostridium clostridioforme and Clostridium sphenoides clades as Enterocloster gen. nov. and Lacrimispora gen. nov., including reclassification of 15 taxa. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:23-34.

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