Name: Syntrophospora Zhao et al. 1990

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. prep. syn, in company with, together with; Gr. masc./fem. adj. trophos, one who feeds; Gr. fem. n. spora, a spore (from Gr. spora, a seed); N.L. fem. n. Syntrophospora, a spore former which feeds together with (another species)

Gender: feminine (stem: Syntrophospor-)

Type species: Syntrophospora bryantii (Stieb and Schink 1985) Zhao et al. 1990

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Zhao HX, Yang DC, Woese CR, Bryant MP. Assignment of Clostridium bryantii to Syntrophospora bryantii gen. nov., comb. nov. on the basis of a 16S rRNA sequence analysis of its crotonate-grown pure culture. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1990; 40:40-44.

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: 1

Parent taxon: Syntrophomonadaceae Zhao et al. 1993

Assigned by: Zhao H, Yang D, Woese CR, Bryant MP. Assignment of fatty acid-beta-oxidizing syntrophic bacteria to Syntrophomonadaceae fam. nov. on the basis of 16S rRNA sequence analyses. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1993; 43:278-286.

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