Name: Metascardovia Okamoto et al. 2007

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. adv. meta, besides; N.L. fem. n. Scardovia, a bacterial genus name; N.L. fem. n. Metascardovia, a genus besides Scardovia

Gender: feminine

Type species: Metascardovia criceti Okamoto et al. 2007

Effective publication: Okamoto M, Benno Y, Leung KP, Maeda N. Metascardovia criceti Gen. Nov., Sp. Nov., from hamster dental plaque. Microbiol Immunol 2007; 51:747-754.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Validation list no. 118. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2007; 57:2449-2450.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Alloscardovia Huys et al. 2007

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: Bifidobacteriaceae Stackebrandt et al. 1997

Assigned by: Okamoto M, Benno Y, Leung KP, Maeda N. Metascardovia criceti Gen. Nov., Sp. Nov., from hamster dental plaque. Microbiol Immunol 2007; 51:747-754.

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