Name: Prevotella loescheii (Holdeman and Johnson 1982) Shah and Collins 1990

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: Bacteroides loescheii Holdeman and Johnson 1982

Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. loescheii, of Loesche, named after Walter J. Loesche, an American oral microbiologist

Gender: feminine

Type strains: ATCC 15930; CCUG 5914; DSM 19665; JCM 12249; JCM 8530; NCTC 11321; strain Loesche 8B; VPI 9085

16S rRNA gene: AB547689 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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