Name: Eubacterium Prévot 1938 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. pref. eu-, good, well, beneficial (not as opposed to pseudês); L. neut. n. bacterium, rod or staff and, in biology, a bacterium (so called because the first ones observed were rod-shaped); N.L. neut. n. Eubacterium, beneficial bacterium

Type species: Eubacterium limosum (Eggerth 1935) Prévot 1938 (Approved Lists 1980)

Effective publication: Prévot AR. Études de systématique bactérienne. Annales de l'Institut Pasteur (Paris) 1938; 60:285-307.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 28
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 54
Total number of child taxa: 57

Parent taxon: Eubacteriaceae Ludwig et al. 2010

Assigned by: Ludwig W, Schleifer K-H, Whitman WB. Family II. Eubacteriaceae fam. nov. In: De Vos P, Garrity GM, Jones D, Krieg NR, Ludwig W, Rainey FA, K.-H. S, Whitman WB (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 3 (The Firmicutes), Springer, New York, 2009, p. 865.

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