Name: Fusobacterium necrophorum (Flügge 1886) Moore and Holdeman 1969 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: "Bacillus necrophorus" Flügge 1886

Etymology: Gr. n. nekros, the dead; Gr. v. phoreô, to bear; N.L. neut. adj. necrophorum, dead producing, here necrosis producing

Gender: neuter

Type strain: ATCC 25286; CCUG 9994; CIP 104559; DSM 19788; DSM 21784; JCM 3718; VPI 2891

16S rRNA gene: X55411 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Moore WEC, Holdeman LV. Anaerobic gram-negative non-sporeforming rods. In: Cato EP, Cummins CS, Holdeman LV, Johnson JL, Moore WEC, Smibert RM, Smith LDS (eds), Outline of Clinical Methods in Anaerobic Bacteriology, 1st revision, Virginia Polytechnic Institute - Anaerobe Laboratory, Blacksburg/Virginia, 1969, p. 1-107.

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

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 2
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2
Total number of child taxa: 2

Parent taxon: Fusobacterium Knorr 1922 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Moore WEC, Holdeman LV. Anaerobic gram-negative non-sporeforming rods. In: Cato EP, Cummins CS, Holdeman LV, Johnson JL, Moore WEC, Smibert RM, Smith LDS (eds), Outline of Clinical Methods in Anaerobic Bacteriology, 1st revision, Virginia Polytechnic Institute - Anaerobe Laboratory, Blacksburg/Virginia, 1969, p. 1-107.

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Record number: 783880