Name: "Mediterraneibacter gnavus" (Moore et al. 1976) Togo et al. 2018

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: Ruminococcus gnavus Moore et al. 1976 (Approved Lists 1980)

Etymology: gna’vus. L. masc. adj. gnavus, busy, active [referring to the active fermentative ability of this species]

Gender: masculine

Type strain: ATCC 29149; JCM 6515; VPI C7-9

16S rRNA gene: D14136 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Togo AH, Diop A, Bittar F, Maraninchi M, Valero R, Armstrong N, Dubourg G, Labas N, Richez M, Delerce J, et al. Description of Mediterraneibacter massiliensis, gen. nov., sp. nov., a new genus isolated from the gut microbiota of an obese patient and reclassification of Ruminococcus faecis, Ruminococcus lactaris, Ruminococcus torques, Ruminococcus gnavus and Clostridium glycyrrhizinilyticum as Mediterraneibacter faecis comb. nov., Mediterraneibacter lactaris comb. nov., Mediterraneibacter torques comb. nov., Mediterraneibacter gnavus comb. nov. and Mediterraneibacter glycyrrhizinilyticus comb. nov. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2018; 111:2107-2128.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Correct name: Ruminococcus gnavus Moore et al. 1976 (Approved Lists 1980)

Parent taxon: Mediterraneibacter Togo et al. 2019

Assigned by: Togo AH, Diop A, Bittar F, Maraninchi M, Valero R, Armstrong N, Dubourg G, Labas N, Richez M, Delerce J, et al. Description of Mediterraneibacter massiliensis, gen. nov., sp. nov., a new genus isolated from the gut microbiota of an obese patient and reclassification of Ruminococcus faecis, Ruminococcus lactaris, Ruminococcus torques, Ruminococcus gnavus and Clostridium glycyrrhizinilyticum as Mediterraneibacter faecis comb. nov., Mediterraneibacter lactaris comb. nov., Mediterraneibacter torques comb. nov., Mediterraneibacter gnavus comb. nov. and Mediterraneibacter glycyrrhizinilyticus comb. nov. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2018; 111:2107-2128.

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Record number: 2177