Species Bacteroides amylophilus

Name: Bacteroides amylophilus Hamlin and Hungate 1956 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: a.my.lo’phi.lus Gr. n. amulon, starch; N.L. masc. adj. philus, friend, loving; from Gr. masc. adj. philos, on; N.L. masc. adj. amylophilus, starch loving

Gender: masculine

Type strain: ATCC 29744; DSM 1361

16S rRNA gene: Y15992 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Hamlin LJ, Hungate RE. Culture and physiology of a starch-digesting bacterium (Bacteroides amylophilus n. sp.) from the bovine rumen. J Bacteriol 1956; 72:548-554.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Ruminobacter amylophilus (Hamlin and Hungate 1956) Stackebrandt and Hippe 1987

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Bacteroides Castellani and Chalmers 1919 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Hamlin LJ, Hungate RE. Culture and physiology of a starch-digesting bacterium (Bacteroides amylophilus n. sp.) from the bovine rumen. J Bacteriol 1956; 72:548-554.

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Record number: 773928