Name: Turicibacter Bosshard et al. 2002

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology:’ter L. neut. n. Turicum, the Latin name of Zürich; N.L. masc. n. bacter; from Gr. neut. n. bakterion, a small rod; N.L. masc. n. Turicibacter, a rod-shaped organism from Zürich, Switzerland, where the bacterium was first isolated

Type species: Turicibacter sanguinis Bosshard et al. 2002

Valid publication: Bosshard PP, Zbinden R, Altwegg M. Turicibacter sanguinis gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel anaerobic, Gram-positive bacterium. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:1263-1266.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

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: Erysipelotrichaceae Verbarg et al. 2004

Assigned by: Ludwig W, Schleifer K-H, Whitman WB. Class I. Bacilli class nov. In: De Vos P, Garrity GM, Jones D, Krieg NR, Ludwig W, Rainey FA, K.-H. S, Whitman WB (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 3 (The Firmicutes), Springer, New York, 2009, p. 19-20.

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