lo.ve.a’na N.L. fem. adj.loveana, in honour of the late Australian veterinary microbiologist, Associate Professor Daria N. Love, for her contribution to the field of veterinary microbiology, in particular to our knowledge of pigmented anaerobic Gram-negative rods isolated from animals
Bird PS, Trott DJ, Mikkelsen D, Milinovich GJ, Hillman KM, Burrell PC, Blackall LL. Porphyromonas loveana sp. nov., isolated from the oral cavity of Australian marsupials. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:3771-3778.
Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 66, part 10 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:4-6.
The genome of the type strain was sequenced as part of the GEBA (Genomic Encyclopedia of Bacteria and Archaea) project.Publication:
Garcia-Lopez M, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Tindall BJ, Gronow S, Woyke T, Kyrpides NC, Hahnke RL, Goker M. Analysis of 1,000 Type-Strain Genomes Improves Taxonomic Classification of Bacteroidetes. Front Microbiol 2019; 10:2083.
The full TRBA 466 classification is: risk group = 1, note = "t+".