Name: Ruminococcus gnavus Moore et al. 1976 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: L. masc. adj. gnavus, busy, active

Type strains: ATCC 29149

16S rRNA gene: D14136 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Moore WEC, Johnson JL, Holdeman LV. Emendation of Bacteriodaceae and Butyrivibrio and descriptions of Desulfomonas gen. nov. and ten new species in the genera Desulfomonas, Butyrivibrio, Eubacterium, Clostridium, and Ruminococcus. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1976; 26:238-252.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Ruminococcus Sijpesteijn 1948 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Moore WEC, Johnson JL, Holdeman LV. Emendation of Bacteriodaceae and Butyrivibrio and descriptions of Desulfomonas gen. nov. and ten new species in the genera Desulfomonas, Butyrivibrio, Eubacterium, Clostridium, and Ruminococcus. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1976; 26:238-252.

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