Name: Prevotella corporis (Johnson and Holdeman 1983) Shah and Collins 1990

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: Bacteroides corporis Johnson and Holdeman 1983

Etymology: L. n. corpus -oris, body; L. gen. neut. n. corporis, of the body, pertaining to the isolation of this organism from human clinical specimens

Gender: feminine

Type strain: ATCC 33547; CIP 105107; DSM 18810; JCM 8529; Lambe 532-70A; NCTC 13065; VPI 9342

16S rRNA gene: AB547677 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Shah HN, Collins DM. Prevotella, a new genus to include Bacteroides melaninogenicus and related species formerly classified in the genus Bacteroides. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1990; 40:205-208.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Prevotella Shah and Collins 1990

Assigned by: Shah HN, Collins DM. Prevotella, a new genus to include Bacteroides melaninogenicus and related species formerly classified in the genus Bacteroides. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1990; 40:205-208.

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