Name: Fusobacterium prausnitzii (Hauduroy et al. 1937) Moore and Holdeman 1970 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: "Bacteroides praussnitzii" Hauduroy et al. 1937

Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. prausnitzii, of Prausnitz, named for C. Prausnitz, the bacteriologist who first isolated this organism

Gender: neuter

Type strain: ATCC 27768; NCIMB 13872

16S rRNA gene: AJ413954 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: synonym

Correct name: Faecalibacterium prausnitzii (Hauduroy et al. 1937) Duncan et al. 2002

Risk group: 1

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: 783887