Etymology: la’cus La.ci.ha’bi.tans L. gen. masc. n. lacus, a lake; L. pres. part. habitans, inhabiting; N.L. masc. n. Lacihabitans, lake dweller, referring to the type of ecosystem from which the type strain of the type species was isolated
Type species: Lacihabitans soyangensis Joung et al. 2014
Valid publication: Joung Y, Kim H, Kang H, Lee BI, Ahn TS, Joh K. Lacihabitans soyangensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a new member of the family Cytophagaceae, isolated from a freshwater reservoir. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:3188-3194.
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
Assigned by: Garcia-Lopez M, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Tindall BJ, Gronow S, Woyke T, Kyrpides NC, Hahnke RL, Goker M. Analysis of 1,000 Type-Strain Genomes Improves Taxonomic Classification of Bacteroidetes. Front Microbiol 2019; 10:2083.