Name: Zymophilus Schleifer et al. 1990

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. n. zumê, leaven, yeast; N.L. adj. philus -a -um, friend, loving; from Gr. adj. philos -ê -on, loving; N.L. masc. n. Zymophilus, yeast-lover

Gender: masculine

Type species: Zymophilus raffinosivorans Schleifer et al. 1990

Valid publication: Schleifer KH, Leuteritz M, Weiss N, Ludwig W, Kirchhof G, Seidel-Rufer H. Taxonomic study of anaerobic, gram-negative, rod-shaped bacteria from breweries: emended description of Pectinatus cerevisiiphilus and description of Pectinatus frisingensis sp. nov., Selenomonas lacticifex sp. nov., Zymophilus raffinosivorans gen. nov., sp. nov., and Zymophilus paucivorans sp. nov. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1990; 40:19-27.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Propionispira Schink et al. 1983

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2
Total number of child taxa: 2

Parent taxon: Selenomonadaceae Campbell et al. 2015

Assigned by: Campbell C, Adeolu M, Gupta RS. Genome-based taxonomic framework for the class Negativicutes: division of the class Negativicutes into the orders Selenomonadales emend., Acidaminococcales ord. nov. and Veillonellales ord. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2015; 65:3203-3215.

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