Name: Mediterraneibacter Togo et al. 2019

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Me.di.ter.ra.ne.i.bac’ter L. neut. adj. mediterraneum, mare, the Mediterranean sea; N.L. masc. n. bacter, a rod; N.L. masc. n. Mediterraneibacter, a rod from the Mediterranean Sea

Gender: masculine

Type species: Mediterraneibacter massiliensis Togo et al. 2019

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Togo AH, Diop A, Bittar F, Maraninchi M, Valero R, Armstrong N, Dubourg G, Labas N, Richez M, Delerce J, et al. Description of Mediterraneibacter massiliensis, gen. nov., sp. nov., a new genus isolated from the gut microbiota of an obese patient and reclassification of Ruminococcus faecis, Ruminococcus lactaris, Ruminococcus torques, Ruminococcus gnavus and Clostridium glycyrrhizinilyticum as Mediterraneibacter faecis comb. nov., Mediterraneibacter lactaris comb. nov., Mediterraneibacter torques comb. nov., Mediterraneibacter gnavus comb. nov. and Mediterraneibacter glycyrrhizinilyticus comb. nov. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2018; 111:2107-2128.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Validation list no. 185. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2019; 69:5-9.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 4
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 4
Total number of child taxa: 5

Parent taxon: Lachnospiraceae Rainey 2010

Assigned by: Togo AH, Diop A, Bittar F, Maraninchi M, Valero R, Armstrong N, Dubourg G, Labas N, Richez M, Delerce J, et al. Description of Mediterraneibacter massiliensis, gen. nov., sp. nov., a new genus isolated from the gut microbiota of an obese patient and reclassification of Ruminococcus faecis, Ruminococcus lactaris, Ruminococcus torques, Ruminococcus gnavus and Clostridium glycyrrhizinilyticum as Mediterraneibacter faecis comb. nov., Mediterraneibacter lactaris comb. nov., Mediterraneibacter torques comb. nov., Mediterraneibacter gnavus comb. nov. and Mediterraneibacter glycyrrhizinilyticus comb. nov. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2018; 111:2107-2128.

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