Species Streptococcus faecium

Name: Streptococcus faecium Orla-Jensen 1919 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: fae’ci.um L. fem. n. faex, dregs; L. gen. pl. n. faecium, of the dregs, of feces

Gender: masculine

Type strain: ATCC 19434; CCUG 542; CFBP 4248; CIP 103014; DSM 20477; HAMBI 1710; JCM 5804; JCM 8727; LMG 11423; NBRC 100485; NBRC 100486; NCDO 942; NCIMB 11508; NCTC 7171

16S rRNA gene: MT729968 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Orla-Jensen S. The lactic acid bacteria. Høst, Copenhagen, 1919.

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: synonym

Correct name: Enterococcus faecium (Orla-Jensen 1919) Schleifer and Kilpper-Bälz 1984

Risk group: 2

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 0
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Streptococcus Rosenbach 1884 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Orla-Jensen S. The lactic acid bacteria. Høst, Copenhagen, 1919.

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