Species Bacteroides ovatus

Name: Bacteroides ovatus Eggerth and Gagnon 1933 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: o.va’tus L. masc. adj. ovatus, ovate, egg-shaped (relating to the cellular shape)

Gender: masculine

Type strain: ATCC 8483; BCRC 10623; CCRC 10623; CCUG 4943; CIP 103756; DSM 1896; JCM 5824; NCTC 11153

16S rRNA gene: X83952 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Eggerth AH, Gagnon BH. The Bacteroides of Human Feces. J Bacteriol 1933; 25:389-413.

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: correct name

Risk group: 2

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

Assigned by: Eggerth AH, Gagnon BH. The Bacteroides of Human Feces. J Bacteriol 1933; 25:389-413.

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Record number: 773966