Name: Pelotomaculum Imachi et al. 2002

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Pe.lo.to.ma’cu.lum Gr. adj. pelos, dark-coloured, hence anaerobic mud; L. neut. n. tomaculum, sausage; N.L. neut. n. Pelotomaculum, sausage-shaped bacteria living in anaerobic environments

Gender: neuter

Type species: Pelotomaculum thermopropionicum Imachi et al. 2002

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Imachi H, Sekiguchi Y, Kamagata Y, Hanada S, Ohashi A, Harada H. Pelotomaculum thermopropionicum gen. nov., sp. nov., an anaerobic, thermophilic, syntrophic propionate-oxidizing bacterium. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:1729-1735.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 52, part 5 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2003; 53:3-5.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 5
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 5
Total number of child taxa: 7

Parent taxon: Peptococcaceae Rogosa 1971 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Ludwig W, Schleifer K-H, Whitman WB. Class I. Bacilli class 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. 19-20.

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