Name: Megasphaera cerevisiae Engelmann and Weiss 1986

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: ce.re.vi’si.ae L. fem. n. cerevisia, beer; L. gen. fem. n. cerevisiae, of beer

Gender: feminine

Type strains: ATCC 43254; DSM 20462; JCM 6130; PAT 1

16S rRNA gene: AB609706 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Engelmann U, Weiss N. Megasphaera cerevisiae sp. nov.: a new gram-negative obligately anaerobic coccus isolated from spoiled beer. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 1985; 6:287-290.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 20. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1986; 36:354-356.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Megasphaera Rogosa 1971 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Engelmann U, Weiss N. Megasphaera cerevisiae sp. nov.: a new gram-negative obligately anaerobic coccus isolated from spoiled beer. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 1985; 6:287-290.

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