Subspecies "Bacteroides fragilis subsp. thetaiotaomicron"

Name: "Bacteroides fragilis subsp. thetaiotaomicron" (Distaso 1912) Holdeman and Moore 1970

Category: Subspecies

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: "Bacillus thetaiotaomicron" Distaso 1912

Etymology: N.L. neut. n. thetaiotaomicron, a combination of the Greek letters theta, iota and omicron, relating to the morphology of vacuolated forms (nominative in apposition)

Gender: masculine

Type strain: ATCC 29148; CCUG 10774; CIP 104206; DSM 2079; JCM 5827; NCTC 10582; VPI 5482

16S rRNA gene: AB050109 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Holdeman LV, Moore WEC. Bacteroides. In: Cato EP, Cummins CS, Holdeman LV, Johnson JL, Moore WEC, Smibert RM, Smith LD (eds), Outline of clinical methods in anaerobic bacteriology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute Anaerobe Laboratory, Blacksburg, 1970, p. 1-107.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Correct name: Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron (Distaso 1912) Castellani and Chalmers 1919 (Approved Lists 1980)

Parent taxon: Bacteroides fragilis (Veillon and Zuber 1898) Castellani and Chalmers 1919 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Holdeman LV, Moore WEC. Bacteroides. In: Cato EP, Cummins CS, Holdeman LV, Johnson JL, Moore WEC, Smibert RM, Smith LD (eds), Outline of clinical methods in anaerobic bacteriology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute Anaerobe Laboratory, Blacksburg, 1970, p. 1-107.

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Record number: 4698