Name: Prevotella micans Downes et al. 2009

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: miā€™cans L. part. adj. micans, sparkling, referring to the sparkling, iridescent appearance of the colonies of the organism growing on agar media

Gender: feminine

Type strain: CCUG 56105; DSM 21469; E7.56; JCM 16134

16S rRNA gene: AF481228 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Downes J, Liu M, Kononen E, Wade WG. Prevotella micans sp. nov., isolated from the human oral cavity. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2009; 59:771-774.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 59, part 4 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2009; 59:1557-1558.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Prevotella Shah and Collins 1990

Assigned by: Downes J, Liu M, Kononen E, Wade WG. Prevotella micans sp. nov., isolated from the human oral cavity. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2009; 59:771-774.

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