Name: Herbinix Koeck et al. 2015

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Her’bi.nix L. fem. n. herba, plant; L. fem. n. nix, snow; N.L. fem. n. Herbinix, snow-white of plants, pertaining to incomplete degradation of plant cellulose fibres to white powder resembling a snow-like appearance

Type species: Herbinix hemicellulosilytica Koeck et al. 2015

Valid publication: Koeck DE, Ludwig W, Wanner G, Zverlov VV, Liebl W, Schwarz WH. Herbinix hemicellulosilytica gen. nov., sp. nov., a thermophilic cellulose-degrading bacterium isolated from a thermophilic biogas reactor. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2015; 65:2365-2371.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 65, part 8 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2015; 65:3768-3770.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 2
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2
Total number of child taxa: 2

Parent taxon: Lachnospiraceae Rainey 2010

Assigned by: Koeck DE, Ludwig W, Wanner G, Zverlov VV, Liebl W, Schwarz WH. Herbinix hemicellulosilytica gen. nov., sp. nov., a thermophilic cellulose-degrading bacterium isolated from a thermophilic biogas reactor. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2015; 65:2365-2371.

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