Name: Lachnobacterium Whitford et al. 2001

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. n. lachnos, wool; L. neut. n. bacterium, a small rod; N.L. neut. n. Lachnobacterium, woolly rod, after its colonial morphology on agar

Type species: Lachnobacterium bovis Whitford et al. 2001

Valid publication: Whitford MF, Yanke LJ, Forster RJ, Teather RM. Lachnobacterium bovis gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel bacterium isolated from the rumen and faeces of cattle. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2001; 51:1977-1981.

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: Lachnospiraceae Rainey 2010

Assigned by: 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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