Species Bifidobacterium scaligerum

Name: Bifidobacterium scaligerum Modesto et al. 2020

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: sca.li’ge.rum. M.L. masc. scaligerum, refers to the name of the family of the “Scaligeri” from “Della Scala”, who were lords of Verona the middle age. The adjective “scaligerus” is also used as synonymous of inhabitant of Verona, Italian city where the type strain was sampled

Gender: neuter

Type strain: DSM 103140; JCM 31792; TRE D

16S rRNA gene: PGLQ01000004 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Modesto M, Puglisi E, Bonetti A, Michelini S, Spiezio C, Sandri C, Sgorbati B, Morelli L, Mattarelli P. Bifidobacterium primatium sp. nov., Bifidobacterium scaligerum sp. nov., Bifidobacterium felsineum sp. nov. and Bifidobacterium simiarum sp. nov.: Four novel taxa isolated from the faeces of the cotton top tamarin (Saguinus oedipus) and the emperor tamarin (Saguinus imperator). Syst Appl Microbiol 2018; 41:593-603.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Validation list no. 192. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:1443-1446.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

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

Assigned by: Modesto M, Puglisi E, Bonetti A, Michelini S, Spiezio C, Sandri C, Sgorbati B, Morelli L, Mattarelli P. Bifidobacterium primatium sp. nov., Bifidobacterium scaligerum sp. nov., Bifidobacterium felsineum sp. nov. and Bifidobacterium simiarum sp. nov.: Four novel taxa isolated from the faeces of the cotton top tamarin (Saguinus oedipus) and the emperor tamarin (Saguinus imperator). Syst Appl Microbiol 2018; 41:593-603.

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Record number: 5441