Name: Treponema pectinovorum Smibert and Burmeister 1983

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. neut. n. pectinum, pectin; N.L. neut. adj. suff. -vorum, devouring; from L. v. voro, to devour; N.L. neut. adj. pectinovorum, pectin devouring, pectin destroying

Gender: neuter

Type strain: ATCC 33768; VPI D-36-DR-2

16S rRNA gene: GU562449 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Smibert RM, Burmeister JA. Treponema pectinovorum sp. nov. isolated from humans with periodontitis. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1983; 33:852-856.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Treponema Schaudinn 1905 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Smibert RM, Burmeister JA. Treponema pectinovorum sp. nov. isolated from humans with periodontitis. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1983; 33:852-856.

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Record number: 785118