Species Bifidobacterium merycicum

Name: Bifidobacterium merycicum Biavati and Mattarelli 1991

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: Gr. masc. n. mêryx, rumen (implied by verb merykazo); N.L. neut. adj. merycicum, pertaining to the rumen

Gender: neuter

Type strain: ATCC 49391; CCUG 34976; CGMCC 1.2273; DSM 6492; JCM 8219; LMG 11341; Ru915B

16S rRNA gene: AB116324 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Biavati B, Mattarelli P. Bifidobacterium ruminantium sp. nov. and Bifidobacterium merycicum sp. nov. from the rumens of cattle. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1991; 41:163-168.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 41, part 1 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1991; 41:457-458.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

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

Assigned by: Biavati B, Mattarelli P. Bifidobacterium ruminantium sp. nov. and Bifidobacterium merycicum sp. nov. from the rumens of cattle. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1991; 41:163-168.

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Record number: 774047