Name: Marvinbryantia Wolin et al. 2008

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Marvinbryantia, in honour of Marvin P. Bryant (1925-2000), in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the microbial ecology of anaerobic ecosystems

Type species: Marvinbryantia formatexigens (Wolin et al. 2004) Wolin et al. 2008

Valid publication: Wolin MJ, Miller TL, Lawson PA. Proposal to replace the illegitimate genus name Bryantella Wolin et al. 2004VP with the genus name Marvinbryantia gen. nov. and to replace the illegitimate combination Bryantella formatexigens Wolin et al. 2004VP with Marvinbryantia formatexigens comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2008; 58:742-744.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name


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

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