Genus "Merdibacter"

Name: "Merdibacter" Ricaboni et al. 2017

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’

Gender: masculine

Type species: "Merdibacter massiliensis" Ricaboni et al. 2017

Original publication: Ricaboni D, Mailhe M, Cadoret F, Vitton V, Fournier PE, Raoult D, Lagier JC. 'Merdibacter massiliensis' gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from human ileum. New Microbes New Infect 2017; 15:89-91.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Correct name: "Merdibacter" Anani et al. 2019

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