Name: Hespellia Whitehead et al. 2004
Proposed as: gen. nov.
Hes.pell’i.a. N.L. fem. n. Hespellia, named in honour of the American microbiologist Robert B. Hespell, in recognition of his many contributions to anaerobic microbiology
Hespellia stercorisuis Whitehead et al. 2004
Conduct genome-based taxonomy of genus at TYGS
16S rRNA gene:
Whitehead TR, Cotta MA, Collins MD, Lawson PA. Hespellia stercorisuis gen. nov., sp. nov. and Hespellia porcina sp. nov., isolated from swine manure storage pits. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:241-245.
Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 54, part 1 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:633-634.
validly published under the ICNP
The phylogenomic assignment score of this taxon is 0.07485 (N = 8).
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
Lachnospiraceae Rainey 2010
Rainey FA. Family V. Lachnospiraceae 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. 921.
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