Name: Olsenella Dewhirst et al. 2001

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Ol.sen.el’la. L. fem. dim. n. suff. -ella, diminutive ending; N.L. fem. dim. n. Olsenella, of Olsen, named to honour Ingar Olsen, a contemporary Norwegian microbiologist, who first described Lactobacillus uli

Gender: feminine (stem: Olsenell-)

Type species: Olsenella uli (Olsen et al. 1991) Dewhirst et al. 2001

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Dewhirst FE, Paster BJ, Tzellas N, Coleman B, Downes J, Spratt DA, Wade WG. Characterization of novel human oral isolates and cloned 16S rDNA sequences that fall in the family Coriobacteriaceae: description of olsenella gen. nov., reclassification of Lactobacillus uli as Olsenella uli comb. nov. and description of Olsenella profusa sp. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2001; 51:1797-1804.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 51, part 5 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2001; 51:1947-1948.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 8
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 11
Total number of child taxa: 24

Parent taxon: Atopobiaceae Gupta et al. 2013

Assigned by: Zgheib R, Anani H, Meng MM, Mailhe M, Ricaboni D, Morand A, Caputo A, Traore SI, Fontanini A, Armstrong N, et al. New human-associated species of the family Atopobiaceae and proposal to reclassify members of the genus Olsenella. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2021; 71:4819.

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