Name: Proteiniphilum Chen and Dong 2005

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Pro.tei’ni.phi.lum N.L. neut. n. proteinum, protein; Gr. masc. adj. philos, loving; N.L. neut. n. Proteiniphilum, protein loving

Type species: Proteiniphilum acetatigenes Chen and Dong 2005

Valid publication: Chen S, Dong X. Proteiniphilum acetatigenes gen. nov., sp. nov., from a UASB reactor treating brewery wastewater. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2005; 55:2257-2261.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name


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: "Dysgonomonadaceae" Ormerod et al. 2016

Assigned by: Ormerod KL, Wood DL, Lachner N, Gellatly SL, Daly JN, Parsons JD, Dal'Molin CG, Palfreyman RW, Nielsen LK, Cooper MA, et al. Genomic characterization of the uncultured Bacteroidales family S24-7 inhabiting the guts of homeothermic animals. Microbiome 2016; 4:36.

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