Name: Megasphaera vaginalis Srinivasan et al. 2021

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: va.gi.na’lis N.L. masc./fem. adj. vaginalis, pertaining to the vagina

Gender: feminine

Type strain: ATCC TSD- 207; BV3C16-1; DSM 111203

16S rRNA gene: JN809775 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: 18768