Name: "Mediterraneibacter torques" (Holdeman and Moore 1974) Togo et al. 2018

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: Ruminococcus torques Holdeman and Moore 1974 (Approved Lists 1980)

Etymology: tor’ques. L. masc. n. torques, twisted necklace [referring to appearance of the chains from broth cultures]

Gender: masculine

Type strain: ATCC 27756; JCM 6553; VPI B2-51

16S rRNA gene: D14137 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 torques Holdeman and Moore 1974 (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: 2179