Species Streptococcus pleomorphus

Name: Streptococcus pleomorphus Barnes et al. 1979 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: ple.o.mor’phus N.L. masc. adj. pleomorphus, pleomorphic; from Gr. adj. pleos, full; from Gr. n. morphê, form, shape

Gender: masculine

Type strain: ATCC 29734; CCUG 11733; DSM 20574; EBF 61/60B; JCM 10414; NCTC 11087

16S rRNA gene: LC145564 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Barnes EM, Impey CS, Stevens BJ, Peel JL. Streptococcus pleomorphus sp.nov.: an anaerobic streptococcus isolated mainly from the caeca of birds. J Gen Microbiol 1977; 102:45-53.

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: Faecalicoccus pleomorphus (Barnes et al. 1979) De Maesschalck et al. 2014

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Streptococcus Rosenbach 1884 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Barnes EM, Impey CS, Stevens BJ, Peel JL. Streptococcus pleomorphus sp.nov.: an anaerobic streptococcus isolated mainly from the caeca of birds. J Gen Microbiol 1977; 102:45-53.

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