Name: Smithella Liu et al. 1999

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Smith.el’la. N.L. fem. dim. n. Smithella, named for Paul H. Smith in honor of his many contributions to the understanding of methanogenic propionate degradation

Gender: feminine (stem: Smithell-)

Type species: Smithella propionica Liu et al. 1999

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Liu Y, Balkwill DL, Aldrich HC, Drake GR, Boone DR. Characterization of the anaerobic propionate-degrading syntrophs Smithella propionica gen. nov., sp. nov. and Syntrophobacter wolinii. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1999; 49:545-556.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 49, part 2 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1999; 49:937-939.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name


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: 2

Parent taxon: Syntrophaceae Kuever et al. 2006

Assigned by: Kuever J, Rainey FA, Widdel F. Family II. Syntrophaceae fam. nov. In: Brenner DJ, Krieg NR, Staley JT, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 2 (The Proteobacteria), part C (The Alpha-, Beta-, Delta-, and Epsilonproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, p. 1033.

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