Name: "Merdibacter" Anani et al. 2019

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Mer.di.ba’c.ter N.L. masc. n. Merdibacter, composed of merdi from merda, ‘excrement’ and bacter, ‘a rod’. Merdibacter, ‘a rod from faeces’

Type species: "Merdibacter massiliensis" Anani et al. 2019

Original publication: Anani H, Abou Abdallah R, Chelkha N, Fontanini A, Ricaboni D, Mailhe M, Raoult D, Fournier PE. Draft genome and description of Merdibacter massiliensis gen.nov., sp. nov., a new bacterium genus isolated from the human ileum. Sci Rep 2019; 9:7931.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 0
Total number of child taxa: 2

Parent taxon: Erysipelotrichaceae Verbarg et al. 2004

Assigned by: Anani H, Abou Abdallah R, Chelkha N, Fontanini A, Ricaboni D, Mailhe M, Raoult D, Fournier PE. Draft genome and description of Merdibacter massiliensis gen.nov., sp. nov., a new bacterium genus isolated from the human ileum. Sci Rep 2019; 9:7931.

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