Name: Treponema amylovorum Wyss et al. 1997

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: a.my.lo.vo.rum. Gr. neut. n. amylon, starch; N.L. neut. adj. suff. -vorum, devouring; from L. v. voro, to devour; N.L. neut. adj. amylovorum, starch devouring

Gender: neuter

Type strain: ATCC 700288; HA2P

16S rRNA gene: Y09959 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Wyss C, Choi BK, Schupbach P, Guggenheim B, Gobel UB. Treponema amylovorum sp. nov., a saccharolytic spirochete of medium size isolated from an advanced human periodontal lesion. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1997; 47:842-845.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 47, part 3 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1997; 47:1275-1276.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Treponema Schaudinn 1905 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Wyss C, Choi BK, Schupbach P, Guggenheim B, Gobel UB. Treponema amylovorum sp. nov., a saccharolytic spirochete of medium size isolated from an advanced human periodontal lesion. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1997; 47:842-845.

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Record number: 785106