Species Lactobacillus acidophilus

Name: Lactobacillus acidophilus (Moro 1900) Hansen and Mocquot 1970 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: "Bacillus acidophilus" Moro 1900

Etymology: a.ci.do’phi.lus L. neut. adj. acidum, an acid; from L. masc. adj. acidus, sour; N.L. adj. philus -a -um, friend, loving; from Gr. adj. philos -ê -on, loving; N.L. masc. adj. acidophilus, acid-loving

Gender: masculine

Type strains: ATCC 4356; CCUG 5917; CIP 76.13; DSM 20079; IFO 13951; JCM 1132; LMG 13550; LMG 9433; NBRC 13951; NCTC 12980; NRRL B-4495; VKM B-1660

16S rRNA gene: AF429493 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Hansen PA, Mocquot G. Lactobacillus acidophilus (Moro) comb. nov. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1970; 20:325-327.

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: 1

Parent taxon: Lactobacillus Beijerinck 1901 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Hansen PA, Mocquot G. Lactobacillus acidophilus (Moro) comb. nov. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1970; 20:325-327.

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