Genus Holophaga

Name: Holophaga Liesack et al. 1995

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. adj. holos, entire; Gr. v. phagein, to eat; N.L. fem. n. Holophaga, eating all

Gender: feminine

Type species: Holophaga foetida Liesack et al. 1995

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Liesack W, Bak F, Kreft JU, Stackebrandt E. Holophaga foetida gen. nov., sp. nov., a new, homoacetogenic bacterium degrading methoxylated aromatic compounds. Arch Microbiol 1994; 162:85-90.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 52. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1995; 45:197-198.

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: Holophagaceae Fukunaga et al. 2008

Assigned by: Fukunaga Y, Kurahashi M, Yanagi K, Yokota A, Harayama S. Acanthopleuribacter pedis gen. nov., sp. nov., a marine bacterium isolated from a chiton, and description of Acanthopleuribacteraceae fam. nov., Acanthopleuribacterales ord. nov., Holophagaceae fam. nov., Holophagales ord. nov. and Holophagae classis nov. in the phylum 'Acidobacteria'. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2008; 58:2597-2601.

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Record number: 515806