Name: Prevotella oris (Holdeman et al. 1982) Shah and Collins 1990

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: Bacteroides oris Holdeman et al. 1982

Etymology: o’ris L. neut. n. os (gen. oris), the mouth; L. gen. neut. n. oris, of the mouth, referring to a major natural habitat of the species

Gender: feminine

Type strain: ATCC 33573; CCUG 15405; CIP 104480; DSM 18711; JCM 12252; JCM 8540; NCTC 13071; VPI D1A-1A

16S rRNA gene: AB547700 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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