Name: Fusobacterium mortiferum (Harris 1901) Moore and Holdeman 1970 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: "Bacillus mortiferus" Harris 1901

Etymology: mor.ti’fer.um L. neut. adj. mortiferum, death-bringing, death bearing

Gender: neuter

Type strain: ATCC 25557; CCUG 14475; DSM 19809

16S rRNA gene: X55414 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Moore WEC, Holdeman LV. Fusobacterium. In: Cato EP, Cummins CS, Holdeman LV, Johnson JL, Moore WEC, Smibert RM, Smith LDS (eds), Outline of Clinical Methods in Anaerobic Bacteriology, 2nd revision, Virginia Polytechnic Institute - Anaerobe Laboratory, Blacksburg/Virginia, 1970, p. 45-51.

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: Fusobacterium Knorr 1922 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Moore WEC, Holdeman LV. Fusobacterium. In: Cato EP, Cummins CS, Holdeman LV, Johnson JL, Moore WEC, Smibert RM, Smith LDS (eds), Outline of Clinical Methods in Anaerobic Bacteriology, 2nd revision, Virginia Polytechnic Institute - Anaerobe Laboratory, Blacksburg/Virginia, 1970, p. 45-51.

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Record number: 783878