Name: Ruminococcus torques Holdeman and Moore 1974 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: L. masc. n. torques, a twisted neck-chain, necklace, collar

Gender: masculine

Type strains: ATCC 27756; VPI B2-51

16S rRNA gene: D14137 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Holdeman LV, Moore WEC. New genus, Coprococcus, twelve new species, and emended descriptions of four previously described species of bacteria from human feces. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1974; 24:260-277.

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: Holdeman LV, Moore WEC. New genus, Coprococcus, twelve new species, and emended descriptions of four previously described species of bacteria from human feces. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1974; 24:260-277.

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