Name: Fusobacterium nucleatum subsp. fusiforme (ex Veillon and Zuber 1898) Gharbia and Shah 1992

Category: Subspecies

Proposed as: subsp. nov., nom. rev.

Etymology: fu.si.for’me L. masc. n. fusus, a spindle; L. n. furma, shape; N.L. neut. adj. fusiforme, spindle shaped

Gender: neuter

Type strain: ATCC 51190; CCUG 32880; CIP 104878; DSM 19508; JCM 11024; NCTC 11326

16S rRNA gene: FJ196708 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Gharbia SE, Shah HN. Fusobacterium nucleatum subsp. fusiforme subsp. nov. and Fusobacterium nucleatum subsp. animalis subsp. nov. as additional subspecies within Fusobacterium nucleatum. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1992; 42:296-298.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 42. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1992; 42:511.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Fusobacterium nucleatum subsp. vincentii (ex Knorr 1922) Dzink et al. 1990

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Fusobacterium nucleatum Knorr 1922 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Gharbia SE, Shah HN. Fusobacterium nucleatum subsp. fusiforme subsp. nov. and Fusobacterium nucleatum subsp. animalis subsp. nov. as additional subspecies within Fusobacterium nucleatum. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1992; 42:296-298.

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