Name: Rikenella Collins et al. 1985

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. fem. dim. n. Rikenella, named after the RIKEN-Institute, Japan, where the organisms were originally isolated

Gender: feminine

Type species: Rikenella microfusus (Kaneuchi and Mitsuoka 1978) Collins et al. 1985

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Collins MD, Shah HN, Mitsuoka T. Reclassification of Bacteroides microfusus (Kaneuchi and Mitsuoka) in a new genus Rikenella, as Rikenella microfusus comb. nov. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 1985; 6:79-81.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 18. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1985; 35:375-376.

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: Rikenellaceae Krieg et al. 2012

Assigned by: Krieg NR, Staley JT, Brown DR, Hedlund BP, Paster BJ, Ward NL, Ludwig W, Whitman WB. Family III. Rikenellaceae fam. nov. In: Krieg NR, Staley JT, Brown DR, Hedlund BP, Paster BJ, Ward NL, Ludwig W, Whitman WB (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 4, Springer, New York, 2010, p. 54.

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