Name: Lacrimispora Haas and Blanchard 2020

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: La.cri.mi.spo’ra L. fem. n. lacrima, a tear; Gr. fem. n. spora, a seed and, in biology, a spore; N.L. fem. n. Lacrimispora, a tear-shaped spore

Gender: feminine

Type species: Lacrimispora sphenoides (Douglas et al. 1919) Haas and Blanchard 2020

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Haas KN, Blanchard JL. Reclassification of the Clostridium clostridioforme and Clostridium sphenoides clades as Enterocloster gen. nov. and Lacrimispora gen. nov., including reclassification of 15 taxa. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:23-34.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 70, part 1 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:2167-2173.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

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

Parent taxon: Lachnospiraceae Rainey 2010

Assigned by: Haas KN, Blanchard JL. Reclassification of the Clostridium clostridioforme and Clostridium sphenoides clades as Enterocloster gen. nov. and Lacrimispora gen. nov., including reclassification of 15 taxa. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:23-34.

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