Name: Phocaeicola Al Masalma et al. 2009

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Pho.cae.i.co’la. L. n. Phocaea, a maritime town of Ionia, modern-day Foça in Turkey; L. masc./fem. suff. -cola, inhabitant, dweller; N.L. masc. n. Phocaeicola, an inhabitant of Phocaea

Gender: masculine

Type species: Phocaeicola abscessus Al Masalma et al. 2009

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Al Masalma M, Raoult D, Roux V. Phocaeicola abscessus gen. nov., sp. nov., an anaerobic bacterium isolated from a human brain abscess sample. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2009; 59:2232-2237.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 59, part 9 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2009; 59:2921-2922.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 11
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 12
Total number of child taxa: 16

Parent taxon: Bacteroidaceae Pribram 1933 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Garcia-Lopez M, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Tindall BJ, Gronow S, Woyke T, Kyrpides NC, Hahnke RL, Goker M. Analysis of 1,000 Type-Strain Genomes Improves Taxonomic Classification of Bacteroidetes. Front Microbiol 2019; 10:2083.

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