Species Bacteroides fragilis

Name: Bacteroides fragilis (Veillon and Zuber 1898) Castellani and Chalmers 1919 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: "Bacillus fragilis" Veillon and Zuber 1898

Etymology: fra’gi.lis. L. masc./fem. adj. fragilis, easily broken, brittle, fragile (relating to the brittle colonies that may form under some culture conditions)

Gender: masculine

Type strain: ATCC 25285; CCUG 4856; CIP 77.16; DSM 2151; DSM 29413; JCM 11019; LMG 10263; NCTC 9343

16S rRNA gene: AB050106 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Castellani A, Chalmers AJ. Manual of Tropical Medicine, 3rd ed. Williams Wood and Co., New York, 1919.

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 under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 0
Total number of child taxa: 1

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

Assigned by: Castellani A, Chalmers AJ. Manual of Tropical Medicine, 3rd ed. Williams Wood and Co., New York, 1919.

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Record number: 773945