Name: Oxalobacter Allison et al. 1985

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. n. oxalas -atis, oxalate; from Gr. n. oxalis, sorrel; N.L. pref. oxalo-, pertaining to oxalate; N.L. masc. n. bacter, a rod; N.L. masc. n. Oxalobacter, an oxalate rod

Type species: Oxalobacter formigenes Allison et al. 1985

Effective publication: Allison MJ, Dawson KA, Mayberry WR, Foss JG. Oxalobacter formigenes gen. nov., sp. nov.: oxalate-degrading anaerobes that inhabit the gastrointestinal tract. Arch Microbiol 1985; 141:1-7.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 18. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1985; 35:375-376.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

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

Parent taxon: Oxalobacteraceae Garrity et al. 2006

Assigned by: Garrity GM, Bell JA, Lilburn T. Family II. Oxalobacteraceae fam. nov. In: Brenner DJ, Krieg NR, Staley JT, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 2 (The Proteobacteria), part C (The Alpha-, Beta-, Delta-, and Epsilonproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, p. 623.

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