Name: Megasphaera hexanoica Jeon et al. 2017

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: he.xa.no’i.ca N.L. neut. n. acidum hexanoicum, hexanoic acid; N.L. fem. adj. hexanoica, referring to the production of hexanoic acid

Type strains: JCM 31403; KCCM 43214; MH

16S rRNA gene: KX021300 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Jeon BS, Kim S, Sang BI. Megasphaera hexanoica sp. nov., a medium-chain carboxylic acid-producing bacterium isolated from a cow rumen. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:2114-2120.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 67, part 7 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:3689-3691.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Megasphaera Rogosa 1971 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Jeon BS, Kim S, Sang BI. Megasphaera hexanoica sp. nov., a medium-chain carboxylic acid-producing bacterium isolated from a cow rumen. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:2114-2120.

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