Name: Lactosphaera Janssen et al. 1995

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology:’ra. L. gen. n. Zactis, milk [used because of its association with lactic acid fermentation]; Gr. fem. n. sphaîra, a sphere; N.L. fem. n. Lactosphaera, a lactic acid-producing sphere

Gender: feminine (stem: Lactosphaer-)

Type species: Lactosphaera pasteurii (Schink 1985) Janssen et al. 1995

Valid publication: Janssen PH, Evers S, Rainey FA, Weiss N, Ludwig W, Harfoot CG, Schink B. Lactosphaera gen. nov., a new genus of lactic acid bacteria, and transfer of Ruminococcus pasteurii Schink 1984 to Lactosphaera pasteurii comb. nov. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1995; 45:565-571.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 45, part 3 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1995; 45:881.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Trichococcus Scheff et al. 1984


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Carnobacteriaceae Ludwig et al. 2010

Assigned by: Ludwig W, Schleifer K-H, Whitman WB. Family III. Carnobacteriaceae 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. 549.

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