Name: Prevotella scopos Downes and Wade 2011

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: sco’pos L. masc. n. scopos, a mark, aim at which one shoots, referring to the ‘bullseye’appearance of older colonies of the type strain (nominative in apposition)

Gender: feminine

Type strain: CCUG 57945; DSM 22613; W2052

16S rRNA gene: FJ545434 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Downes J, Wade WG. Prevotella fusca sp. nov. and Prevotella scopos sp. nov., isolated from the human oral cavity. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2011; 61:854-858.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 61, part 4 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2011; 61:1502-1503.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Prevotella Shah and Collins 1990

Assigned by: Downes J, Wade WG. Prevotella fusca sp. nov. and Prevotella scopos sp. nov., isolated from the human oral cavity. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2011; 61:854-858.

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