Name: Megasphaera indica Lanjekar et al. 2014

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: in’di.ca L. fem. adj. indica, pertaining to India, where the organism was isolated

Type strains: DSM 25563; MCC 2481; NMBHI-10

16S rRNA gene: HM990965 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Lanjekar VB, Marathe NP, Ramana VV, Shouche YS, Ranade DR. Megasphaera indica sp. nov., an obligate anaerobic bacteria isolated from human faeces. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:2250-2256.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 64, part 7 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:3333-3334.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Megasphaera Rogosa 1971 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Lanjekar VB, Marathe NP, Ramana VV, Shouche YS, Ranade DR. Megasphaera indica sp. nov., an obligate anaerobic bacteria isolated from human faeces. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:2250-2256.

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