Name: Flintibacter Lagkouvardos et al. 2016

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. n. Flint, name Flint; N.L. masc. n. bacter, rod; N.L. masc. n. Flintibacter, rod-shaped bacterium named after Harry J. Flint, a microbiologist from Aberdeen, UK, who dedicated his career to the investigation of gut bacteria, especially butyrate producers and their role in health and disease

Type species: Flintibacter butyricus corrig. Lagkouvardos et al. 2016

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Lagkouvardos I, Pukall R, Abt B, Foesel BU, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Kumar N, Bresciani A, Martinez I, Just S, Ziegler C, et al. The Mouse Intestinal Bacterial Collection (miBC) provides host-specific insight into cultured diversity and functional potential of the gut microbiota. Nat Microbiol 2016; 1:16131.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Validation list no. 172. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:4299-4305.

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: 2

Parent taxon: [Gammaproteobacteria, not assigned to family]

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