Name: Prevotella disiens (Holdeman and Johnson 1977) Shah and Collins 1990

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: Bacteroides disiens Holdeman and Johnson 1977 (Approved Lists 1980)

Etymology: N.L. part. adj. disiens, going in two different directions (sic), intended to refer to the fact that the organism is both saccharolytic and proteolytic

Gender: feminine

Type strains: ATCC 29426; CCUG 9558; CIP 105108; DSM 20516; JCM 6334; LMG 6453; NCTC 11157; VPI 8057

16S rRNA gene: AB547682 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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