Name: Wukongibacter Li et al. 2016

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Wu.kong.i.bac’ter N.L. masc. n. Wukong, Sun, a famous god in Chinese mythology; N.L. masc. n. bacter, a rod; N.L. masc. n. Wukongibacter, a rod named after Wukong Sun

Gender: masculine

Type species: Wukongibacter baidiensis Li et al. 2016

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Li G, Zeng X, Liu X, Zhang X, Shao Z. Wukongibacter baidiensis gen. nov., sp. nov., an anaerobic bacterium isolated from hydrothermal sulfides, and proposal for the reclassification of the closely related Clostridium halophilum and Clostridium caminithermale within Maledivibacter gen. nov. and Paramaledivibacter gen. nov., respectively. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:4355-4361.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 66, part 11 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:179-182.

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: Peptostreptococcaceae Ezaki 2010

Assigned by: Li G, Zeng X, Liu X, Zhang X, Shao Z. Wukongibacter baidiensis gen. nov., sp. nov., an anaerobic bacterium isolated from hydrothermal sulfides, and proposal for the reclassification of the closely related Clostridium halophilum and Clostridium caminithermale within Maledivibacter gen. nov. and Paramaledivibacter gen. nov., respectively. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:4355-4361.

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