Name: Fusobacterium periodonticum Slots et al. 1984

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: pe.ri.o’don.ti.cum Gr. prep. peri, around; Gr. n. odous -ontos, tooth; Gr. neut. adj. suff. -icum, suffix used with the sense of pertaining to; N.L. neut. adj. periodonticum, pertaining to periodonte

Gender: neuter

Type strain: ATCC 33693; CCUG 14345; DSM 19545; EK1-15; JCM 12991

16S rRNA gene: FJ196709 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Slots J, Potts TV, Mashimo PA. Fusobacterium periodonticum, a new species from the human oral cavity. J Dent Res 1983; 62:960-963.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 14. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1984; 34:270-271.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Fusobacterium Knorr 1922 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Slots J, Potts TV, Mashimo PA. Fusobacterium periodonticum, a new species from the human oral cavity. J Dent Res 1983; 62:960-963.

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Record number: 783885