Name: Histophilus Angen et al. 2003

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: His.to’phi.lus Gr. n. histos, tissue; N.L. masc. adj. philus, loving; from Gr. masc. adj. philos, friendly; N.L. masc. n. Histophilus, the tissue friend

Gender: masculine

Type species: Histophilus somni Angen et al. 2003

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Angen O, Ahrens P, Kuhnert P, Christensen H, Mutters R. Proposal of Histophilus somni gen. nov., sp. nov. for the three species incertae sedis 'Haemophilus somnus', 'Haemophilus agni' and 'Histophilus ovis'. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2003; 53:1449-1456.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 53, part 5 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:3-6.

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: 1

Parent taxon: Pasteurellaceae Pohl 1981

Assigned by: Angen O, Ahrens P, Kuhnert P, Christensen H, Mutters R. Proposal of Histophilus somni gen. nov., sp. nov. for the three species incertae sedis 'Haemophilus somnus', 'Haemophilus agni' and 'Histophilus ovis'. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2003; 53:1449-1456.

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