Name: Libanicoccus Bilen et al. 2018

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Li.ba.ni.coc’cus N.L. masc. n. Libanicoccus, composed of Liban, the country of origin of the microbiologist who first cultivated strain Marseille-P3237T, and coccus for the shape of bacterial cells

Gender: masculine

Type species: Libanicoccus massiliensis Bilen et al. 2018

Effective publication: Bilen M, Cadoret F, Richez M, Tomei E, Daoud Z, Raoult D, Fournier PE. Libanicoccus massiliensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a new bacterium isolated from human stool. New Microbes New Infect 2018; 21:63-71.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Validation list no. 181. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2018; 68:1411-1417.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Parolsenella Sakamoto et al. 2018

Subdivision:

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: Atopobiaceae Gupta et al. 2013

Assigned by: Sakamoto M, Iino T, Hamada M, Ohkuma M. Parolsenella catena gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from human faeces. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2018; 68:1165-1172.

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