Species Bacteroides microfusus

Name: Bacteroides microfusus Kaneuchi and Mitsuoka 1978 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: Gr. masc. adj. mikros, small; L. masc. n. fusus, a spindle; N.L. n. microfusus, a small spindle (referring to cellular morphology) (nominative in apposition)

Gender: masculine

Type strain: ATCC 29728; CCUG 54772; DSM 15922; JCM 2053; NCTC 11190

16S rRNA gene: L16498 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Kaneuchi C, Mitsuoka T. Bacteroides microfusus, a new species from the intestines of calves, chickens, and Japanese quails. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1978; 28:478-481.

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: Rikenella microfusus (Kaneuchi and Mitsuoka 1978) Collins et al. 1985

Risk group: 1

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

Assigned by: Kaneuchi C, Mitsuoka T. Bacteroides microfusus, a new species from the intestines of calves, chickens, and Japanese quails. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1978; 28:478-481.

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Record number: 773961