Name: Romboutsia Gerritsen et al. 2014

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Rom.bout’si.a N.L. fem. n. Romboutsia, in honour of the Dutch microbiologist Frans M. Rombouts, in recognition of his contributions to food microbiology and probiotic research

Gender: feminine

Type species: Romboutsia ilealis Gerritsen et al. 2014

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Gerritsen J, Fuentes S, Grievink W, van Niftrik L, Tindall BJ, Timmerman HM, Rijkers GT, Smidt H. Characterization of Romboutsia ilealis gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from the gastro-intestinal tract of a rat, and proposal for the reclassification of five closely related members of the genus Clostridium into the genera Romboutsia gen. nov., Intestinibacter gen. nov., Terrisporobacter gen. nov. and Asaccharospora gen. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:1600-1616.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 64, part 5 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:2509-2511.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 4
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 4
Total number of child taxa: 4

Parent taxon: Clostridiaceae Pribram 1933 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Gerritsen J, Fuentes S, Grievink W, van Niftrik L, Tindall BJ, Timmerman HM, Rijkers GT, Smidt H. Characterization of Romboutsia ilealis gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from the gastro-intestinal tract of a rat, and proposal for the reclassification of five closely related members of the genus Clostridium into the genera Romboutsia gen. nov., Intestinibacter gen. nov., Terrisporobacter gen. nov. and Asaccharospora gen. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:1600-1616.

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