Name: Prevotella denticola (Shah and Collins 1982) Shah and Collins 1990

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: Bacteroides denticola Shah and Collins 1982

Etymology: L. masc. n. dens (gen. dentis), tooth; L. masc./fem. suff. -cola, inhabitant, dweller; from L. masc./fem. n. incola, dweller; N.L. masc./fem. n. denticola, tooth dweller

Gender: feminine

Type strain: ATCC 35308; CCUG 29542; CIP 104478; DSM 20614; JCM 13449; NCDO 2352; NCTC 13067; Shah and Collins 1210; strain Socransky 1210; VPI 14460

16S rRNA gene: AB547679 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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