Name: Peptoniphilus Ezaki et al. 2001

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Pep.to.ni.phil’us N.L. neut. n. peptonum, peptone; Gr. masc. adj. philos, liking, friendly to; N.L. masc. n. Peptoniphilus, friend of peptone, referring to the use of peptone as a major energy source

Gender: masculine

Type species: Peptoniphilus asaccharolyticus (Distaso 1912) Ezaki et al. 2001

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Ezaki T, Kawamura Y, Li N, Li ZY, Zhao L, Shu S. Proposal of the genera Anaerococcus gen. nov., Peptoniphilus gen. nov. and Gallicola gen. nov. for members of the genus Peptostreptococcus. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2001; 51:1521-1528.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 51, part 4 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2001; 51:1621-1623.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 17
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 17
Total number of child taxa: 23

Parent taxon: Peptoniphilaceae Johnson et al. 2014

Assigned by: Johnson CN, Whitehead TR, Cotta MA, Rhoades RE, Lawson PA. Peptoniphilus stercorisuis sp. nov., isolated from a swine manure storage tank and description of Peptoniphilaceae fam. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:3538-3545.

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