Name: Porphyromonas macacae (Slots and Genco 1980) Love 1995

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: Bacteroides melaninogenicus subsp. macacae Slots and Genco 1980

Etymology: ma.ca’cae N.L. n. Macaca, genus name of the macaque; N.L. gen. n. macacae, of the macaque

Gender: feminine

Type strain: 7728-L6C; ATCC 33141; CCUG 47703; DSM 20710; JCM 13914; NCTC 13100; Slots' strain 7728-L6C; VPI 10450; VPI 3300

16S rRNA gene: AB547665 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Love DN. Porphyromonas macacae comb. nov., a consequence of Bacteroides macacae being a senior synonym of Porphyromonas salivosa. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1995; 45:90-92.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 45, part 1 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1995; 45:420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Porphyromonas Shah and Collins 1988

Assigned by: Love DN. Porphyromonas macacae comb. nov., a consequence of Bacteroides macacae being a senior synonym of Porphyromonas salivosa. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1995; 45:90-92.

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