Name: Parasporobacterium Lomans et al. 2004

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. prep. para, besides, next to; N.L. neut. n. Sporobacterium, name of a bacterial genus; N.L. neut. n. Parasporobacterium, a genus similar to Sporobacterium

Type species: Parasporobacterium paucivorans Lomans et al. 2004

Effective publication: Lomans BP, Leijdekkers P, Wesselink JJ, Bakkes P, Pol A, van der Drift C, den Camp HJ. Obligate sulfide-dependent degradation of methoxylated aromatic compounds and formation of methanethiol and dimethyl sulfide by a freshwater sediment isolate, Parasporobacterium paucivorans gen. nov., sp. nov. Appl Environ Microbiol 2001; 67:4017-4023.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Validation list no. 96. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:307-308.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 1
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Lachnospiraceae Rainey 2010

Assigned by: Rainey FA. Family V. Lachnospiraceae fam. nov. In: De Vos P, Garrity GM, Jones D, Krieg NR, Ludwig W, Rainey FA, K.-H. S, Whitman WB (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 3 (The Firmicutes), Springer, New York, 2009, p. 921.

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