Name: Tonsilliphilus Azuma et al. 2013

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Ton.sil.li.phi’lus L. pl. n. tonsillae, the tonsils in the throat; N.L. masc. adj. philus, a friend; from Gr. masc. adj. philos; N.L. masc. n. Tonsilliphilus, a friend of tonsils

Type species: Tonsilliphilus suis Azuma et al. 2013

Valid publication: Azuma R, Ung-Bok B, Murakami S, Ishiwata H, Osaki M, Shimada N, Ito Y, Miyagawa E, Makino T, Kudo T, et al. Tonsilliphilus suis gen. nov., sp. nov., causing tonsil infections in pigs. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2013; 63:2545-2552.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 63, part 7 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2013; 63:3549-3550.

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: Dermatophilaceae Austwick 1958 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Nouioui I, Carro L, García-López L, Meier-Kolthoff JP, et al. Genome-based taxonomic classication of the phylum Actinobacteria. Front Microbiol 2007; 2018:9.

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