Name: Hungateiclostridium Zhang et al. 2018

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Clos.tri’di.um Hun.ga.te.i.clos.tri’di.um N.L. neut. dim. n. Clostridium, a bacterial genus; N.L. neut. dim. n. Hungateiclostridium, a Clostridium named after R. E. Hungate in recognition of his pioneering contributions to the studies of anaerobes

Gender: neuter

Type species: Hungateiclostridium thermocellum (Viljoen et al. 1926) Zhang et al. 2018

Valid publication: Zhang X, Tu B, Dai LR, Lawson PA, Zheng ZZ, Liu LY, Deng Y, Zhang H, Cheng L. Petroclostridium xylanilyticum gen. nov., sp. nov., a xylan-degrading bacterium isolated from an oilfield, and reclassification of clostridial cluster III members into four novel genera in a new Hungateiclostridiaceae fam. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2018; 68:3197-3211.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 68, part 10 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2019; 69:10-12.

Nomenclatural status: validly published, illegitimate name

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Acetivibrio Patel et al. 1980

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 8
Total number of child taxa: 8

Parent taxon: Oscillospiraceae Peshkoff 1940 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Tindall BJ. The names Hungateiclostridium Zhang et al. 2018, Hungateiclostridium thermocellum (Viljoen et al. 1926) Zhang et al. 2018, Hungateiclostridium cellulolyticum (Patel et al. 1980) Zhang et al. 2018, Hungateiclostridium aldrichii (Yang et al. 1990) Zhang et al. 2018, Hungateiclostridium alkalicellulosi (Zhilina et al. 2006) Zhang et al. 2018, Hungateiclostridium clariflavum (Shiratori et al. 2009) Zhang et al. 2018, Hungateiclostridium straminisolvens (Kato et al. 2004) Zhang et al. 2018 and Hungateiclostridium saccincola (Koeck et al. 2016) Zhang et al. 2018 contravene Rule 51b of the International Code of Nomenclature of Prokaryotes and require replacement names in the genus Acetivibrio Patel et al. 1980. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2019; 69:3927-3932.

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