Name: Ruminococcus pasteurii Schink 1985

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. pasteurii, of Pasteur, referring to Louis Pasteur, who probably first enriched and observed this bacterium during studies on tartrate fermentation

Gender: masculine

Type strains: ATCC 35945; CCUG 37395; CIP 104580; DSM 2381; KoTa2

16S rRNA gene: X87150 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Schink B. Fermentation of tartrate enantiomers by anaerobic bacteria, and description of two new species of strict anaerobes, Ruminococcus pasteurii and Ilyobacter tartaricus. Arch. Microbiol. 1984; 139:409-414.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 18. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1985; 35:375-376.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Trichococcus pasteurii (Schink 1985) Liu et al. 2002

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Ruminococcus Sijpesteijn 1948 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Schink B. Fermentation of tartrate enantiomers by anaerobic bacteria, and description of two new species of strict anaerobes, Ruminococcus pasteurii and Ilyobacter tartaricus. Arch. Microbiol. 1984; 139:409-414.

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