Species Megamonas hypermegale

Name: Megamonas hypermegale corrig. (Harrison and Hansen 1963) Shah and Collins 1983

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: Bacteroides hypermegas Harrison and Hansen 1963 (Approved Lists 1980)

Etymology: Gr. pref. hyper, over, more than; Gr. adj. megas, megale mega, big; N.L. fem. adj. hypermegale, very big

Type strains: ATCC 25560; CCUG 5856; DSM 1672; LMG 3890; NCTC 10570

16S rRNA gene: AJ420107 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Shah HN, Collins MD. Reclassification of Bacteroides hypermegas (Harrison and Hansen) in a new genus Megamonas, as Megamonas hypermegas comb. nov. Zentralbl. Bakteriol. Parasitenkd. Infektionskr. Hyg. Abt. 1 Orig. 1982; C3:394-398.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 10. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1983; 33:438-440.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Megamonas Shah and Collins 1983

Assigned by: Shah HN, Collins MD. Reclassification of Bacteroides hypermegas (Harrison and Hansen) in a new genus Megamonas, as Megamonas hypermegas comb. nov. Zentralbl. Bakteriol. Parasitenkd. Infektionskr. Hyg. Abt. 1 Orig. 1982; C3:394-398.

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