Species Bifidobacterium choloepi

Name: Bifidobacterium choloepi Modesto et al. 2020

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: cho.loe’pi. N.L. gen. masc. n. choloepi, of two-toed sloth Choloepus, didactylus, the animal name from which the type strain was isolated

Gender: neuter

Type strain: BCRC 81222; BRDM 6; NBRC 114053

16S rRNA gene: MN482706 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Modesto M, Satti M, Watanabe K, Huang CH, Liou JS, Tamura T, Saito S, Mori K, Huang L, Sandri C, et al. Bifidobacteria in two-toed sloths (Choloepus didactylus): phylogenetic characterization of the novel taxon Bifidobacterium choloepi sp. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:6115-6125.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 70, part 12 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2021; 71:4656.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Parent taxon: Bifidobacterium Orla-Jensen 1924 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Modesto M, Satti M, Watanabe K, Huang CH, Liou JS, Tamura T, Saito S, Mori K, Huang L, Sandri C, et al. Bifidobacteria in two-toed sloths (Choloepus didactylus): phylogenetic characterization of the novel taxon Bifidobacterium choloepi sp. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:6115-6125.

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Record number: 14047