Name: Floccifex Wylensek et al. 2021

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Floc.ci.fex. L. masc. n. floccus, a flock; L. masc. suff. -fex, maker; from L. inf. v. facere, to make; N.L. masc. n. Floccifex, a producer of flakes, pertaining to the growth behaviour of the type strain of the type species in liquid medium

Gender: masculine

Type species: Floccifex porci Wylensek et al. 2021

Effective publication: Wylensek D, Hitch TCA, Riedel T, Afrizal A, Kumar N, Wortmann E, Liu T, Devendran S, Lesker TR, Hernandez SB, et al. A collection of bacterial isolates from the pig intestine reveals functional and taxonomic diversity. Nat Commun 2020; 11:6389.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Validation list no. 200. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2021; 71:4846.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

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: Wylensek D, Hitch TCA, Riedel T, Afrizal A, Kumar N, Wortmann E, Liu T, Devendran S, Lesker TR, Hernandez SB, et al. A collection of bacterial isolates from the pig intestine reveals functional and taxonomic diversity. Nat Commun 2020; 11:6389.

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Record number: 20214