Species Bacteroides melaninogenicus

Name: Bacteroides melaninogenicus (Oliver and Wherry 1921) Roy and Kelly 1939 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: "Bacterium melaninogenicum" Oliver and Wherry 1921

Etymology: N.L. neut. n. melaninum, melanin; N.L. adj. genicus -a -um, producing; from Gr. n. genetês, a begetter; N.L. masc. adj. melaninogenicus, melanin producing (black pigment is due to protoheme and not to melanin, as originally thought.)

Gender: masculine

Type strain: ATCC 25845; CCUG 4944; CCUG 4944 B; CIP 105346; DSM 7089; JCM 6325; NCTC 12963; strain Finegold B282; VPI 15087; VPI 4196

16S rRNA gene: AB547693 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Roy TE, Kelly CD. Genus VIII. Bacteroides Castellani and Chalmers. In: Bergey DH, Breed RS, Murray EGD, Hitchens AP (eds), Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology, 5th ed., The Williams & Wilkins Co, Baltimore, 1939, p. 556-558.

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: Prevotella melaninogenica (Oliver and Wherry 1921) Shah and Collins 1990

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: 3
Total number of child taxa: 4

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

Assigned by: Roy TE, Kelly CD. Genus VIII. Bacteroides Castellani and Chalmers. In: Bergey DH, Breed RS, Murray EGD, Hitchens AP (eds), Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology, 5th ed., The Williams & Wilkins Co, Baltimore, 1939, p. 556-558.

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Record number: 773956