Name: Prevotella zoogleoformans (Weinberg et al. 1937) Shah and Collins 1990

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: "Bacterium zoogleiformans" Weinberg et al. 1937

Etymology: Gr. adj. zôos, alive, living; Gr. masc. n. gloios, any glutinous substance, gum, glue; N.L. fem. n. zoogleoea, inhabitant of glue, zoogloea; L. pres. part. formans, forming; N.L. part. adj. zoogleoformans, forming zoogloea (pertaining to the glutinous mass produced in broth cultures)

Gender: feminine

Type strain: ATCC 33285; CCUG 20495; CIP 104479; NCTC 13075; VPI D28K-1

16S rRNA gene: L16488 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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