Subspecies Bifidobacterium animalis subsp. animalis

Name: Bifidobacterium animalis subsp. animalis (Mitsuoka 1969) Masco et al. 2004 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Subspecies

Proposed as: subsp. nov.

Basonym: "Bifidobacterium longum subsp. animalis" Mitsuoka 1969

Etymology: a.ni.ma’lis L. gen. neut. n. animalis, of a living being, an animal

Gender: neuter

Effective publication: Masco L, Ventura M, Zink R, Huys G, Swings J. Polyphasic taxonomic analysis of Bifidobacterium animalis and Bifidobacterium lactis reveals relatedness at the subspecies level: reclassification of Bifidobacterium animalis as Bifidobacterium animalis subsp. animalis subsp. nov. and Bifidobacterium lactis as Bifidobacterium animalis subsp. lactis subsp. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:1137-1143.

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 under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Bifidobacterium animalis (Mitsuoka 1969) Scardovi and Trovatelli 1974 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Masco L, Ventura M, Zink R, Huys G, Swings J. Polyphasic taxonomic analysis of Bifidobacterium animalis and Bifidobacterium lactis reveals relatedness at the subspecies level: reclassification of Bifidobacterium animalis as Bifidobacterium animalis subsp. animalis subsp. nov. and Bifidobacterium lactis as Bifidobacterium animalis subsp. lactis subsp. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:1137-1143.

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Record number: 774023