Name: Anaerococcus murdochii Song et al. 2010

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. murdochii, of Murdoch, to honor D.A. Murdoch, who has contributed a great deal to our knowledge of anaerobic cocci

Type strains: ATCC BAA-1385; CCUG 53340; DSM 21462; JCM 15630; WAL 17230

16S rRNA gene accession number: DQ911243

Effective publication: Song Y, Liu C, Finegold SM. Peptoniphilus gorbachii sp. nov., Peptoniphilus olsenii sp. nov., and Anaerococcus murdochii sp. nov. isolated from clinical specimens of human origin. J Clin Microbiol 2007; 45:1746-1752.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Validation list no. 134. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2010; 60:1477-1479.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Anaerococcus Ezaki et al. 2001

Assigned by: Song Y, Liu C, Finegold SM. Peptoniphilus gorbachii sp. nov., Peptoniphilus olsenii sp. nov., and Anaerococcus murdochii sp. nov. isolated from clinical specimens of human origin. J Clin Microbiol 2007; 45:1746-1752.

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