Name: Megasphaera lornae Srinivasan et al. 2021

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: lor’nae N.L. fem. n. lornae, of Lorna, named in honour of Lorna Rabe, a microbiologist who isolated and contributed to the characterization of Megasphaera species from the female genital tract

Gender: feminine

Type strain: ATCC TSD- 205; DSM 111201; UPII 199-6

16S rRNA gene: MT906439 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Srinivasan S, Beamer MA, Fiedler TL, Austin MN, Sizova MV, Strenk SM, Agnew KJ, Gowda GAN, Raftery D, Epstein SS, et al. Megasphaera lornae sp. nov., Megasphaera hutchinsoni sp. nov., and Megasphaera vaginalis sp. nov.: novel bacteria isolated from the female genital tract. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2019; 71:0.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Parent taxon: Megasphaera Rogosa 1971 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Srinivasan S, Beamer MA, Fiedler TL, Austin MN, Sizova MV, Strenk SM, Agnew KJ, Gowda GAN, Raftery D, Epstein SS, et al. Megasphaera lornae sp. nov., Megasphaera hutchinsoni sp. nov., and Megasphaera vaginalis sp. nov.: novel bacteria isolated from the female genital tract. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2019; 71:0.

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Record number: 18684