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Genus Eggerthella

Warning: In the List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature, an arrow () only indicates the sequence of valid publication of names and does not mean that the last name in the sequence must be used (see: Introduction).

Number of species cited in this file: 4
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

Classification (Warning: see also the file "Classification of prokaryotes: Introduction").


For a detailed description of this taxon see Bergey’s Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria (BMSAB).


 

Eggerthella Wade et al. 1999, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Eggerthella lenta (Eggerth 1935) Wade et al. 1999.
Etymology: N.L. fem. dim. n. Eggerthella, named to honour Arnold Eggerth, who first described the organism later named Eubacterium lentum (Eggerth 1935).
Valid publication: WADE (W.G.), DOWNES (J.), DYMOCK (D.), HIOM (S.J.), WEIGHTMAN (A.J.), DEWHIRST (F.E.), PASTER (B.J.), TZELLAS (N.) and COLEMAN (B.): The family Coriobacteriaceae: reclassification of Eubacterium exiguum (Poco et al. 1996) and Peptostreptococcus heliotrinreducens (Lanigan 1976) as Slackia exigua gen. nov., comb. nov. and Slackia heliotrinireducens gen. nov., comb. nov., and Eubacterium lentum (Prevot 1938) as Eggerthella lenta gen. nov., comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1999, 49, 595-600.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Eggerthella Wade et al. 1999 emend. Maruo et al. 2008.
Type species: ¤ Eggerthella lenta (Eggerth 1935) Wade et al. 1999.
Etymology: N.L. fem. dim. n. Eggerthella, named to honour Arnold Eggerth, who first described the organism later named Eubacterium lentum (Eggerth 1935).
Reference: MARUO (T.), SAKAMOTO (M.), ITO (C.), TODA (T.) and BENNO (Y.): Adlercreutzia equolifaciens gen. nov., sp. nov., an equol-producing bacterium isolated from human faeces, and emended description of the genus Eggerthella. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 1221-1227.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Eggerthella Wade et al. 1999 emend. Würdemann et al. 2009.
Type species: ¤ Eggerthella lenta (Eggerth 1935) Wade et al. 1999.
Etymology: N.L. fem. dim. n. Eggerthella, named to honour Arnold Eggerth, who first described the organism later named Eubacterium lentum (Eggerth 1935).
Valid publication: WÜRDEMANN (D.), TINDALL (B.J.), PUKALL (R.), LÜNSDORF (H.), STRÖMPL (C.), NAMUTH (T.), NAHRSTEDT (H.), WOS-OXLEY (M.), OTT (S.), SCHREIBER (S.), TIMMIS (K.N.) and OXLEY (A.P.A.): Gordonibacter pamelaeae gen. nov., sp. nov., a new member of the Coriobacteriaceae isolated from a patient with Crohn’s disease, and reclassification of Eggerthella hongkongensis Lau et al. 2006 as Paraeggerthella hongkongensis gen. nov., comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 1405-1415.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Eggerthella Kageyama et al. 1999, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Eggerthella lenta (Eggerth 1935) Kageyama et al. 1999.
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Eggerthella, named to honour Arnold Eggerth, who first described the organism later named Eubacterium lentum (Eggerth 1935).
Valid publication: KAGEYAMA (A.), BENNO (Y.) and NAKASE (T.): Phylogenetic evidence for the transfer of Eubacterium lentum to the genus Eggerthella as Eggerthella lenta gen. nov., comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1999, 49, 1725-1732.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: ¤ Eggerthella Wade et al. 1999 has priority [Rule 24b(2)].

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Eggerthella hongkongensis Lau et al. 2006, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) HKU10 = CCUG 49250 = DSM 16106 = JCM 14552 = LMG 22124.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY288517.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. hongkongensis, pertaining to Hong Kong, the city where the bacterium was discovered.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 111. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 2025-2027.
Effective publication: LAU (S.K.P.), WOO (P.C.Y.), WOO (G.K.S.), FUNG (A.M.Y.), WONG (M.K.M.), CHAN (K.), TAM (D.M.W.) and YUEN (K.): Eggerthella hongkongensis sp. nov. and Eggerthella sinensis sp. nov., two novel Eggerthella species, account for half of the cases of Eggerthella bacteremia. Diagn. Microbiol. Infect. Dis., 2004, 49, 255-263.
Validation List no. 111 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

Note: The culture collection accession numbers DSM 16106 and LMG 22124 have been provided on request for validation.
Reference: LISTS EDITOR, IJSEM: Validation List no. 111 (footnote ¶). Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 2025-2027.
Validation List no. 111 in IJSEM Online

Eggerthella hongkongensis Lau et al. 2006 emend. Maruo et al. 2008.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) HKU10 = DSM 16106 = JCM 14552 = LMG 22124.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY288517.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. hongkongensis, pertaining to Hong Kong, the city where the bacterium was discovered.
Reference: MARUO (T.), SAKAMOTO (M.), ITO (C.), TODA (T.) and BENNO (Y.): Adlercreutzia equolifaciens gen. nov., sp. nov., an equol-producing bacterium isolated from human faeces, and emended description of the genus Eggerthella. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 1221-1227.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: In the paper by Maruo et al. 2008, Eggerthella hongkongensis Lau et al. 2006 is erroneously cited as Eggerthella hongkongensis Lau et al. 2004.

¤ Paraeggerthella hongkongensis (Lau et al. 2006) Würdemann et al. 2009, comb. nov.

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Eggerthella lenta (Eggerth 1935) Wade et al. 1999, comb. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 25559= CCUG 17323 A = CIP 106637 = DSM 2243 = JCM 9979 = NCAIM B.01418 = NCTC 11813.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: CP001726 (complete genome).
Basonym: ¤ Eubacterium lentum (Eggerth 1935) Prévot 1938 (Approved Lists 1980).
Other synonyms: "Bacteroides lentus" Eggerth 1935, "Pseudobacterium lentum" Krasil'nikov 1949.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. lenta, slow.
Valid publication: WADE (W.G.), DOWNES (J.), DYMOCK (D.), HIOM (S.J.), WEIGHTMAN (A.J.), DEWHIRST (F.E.), PASTER (B.J.), TZELLAS (N.) and COLEMAN (B.): The family Coriobacteriaceae: reclassification of Eubacterium exiguum (Poco et al. 1996) and Peptostreptococcus heliotrinreducens (Lanigan 1976) as Slackia exigua gen. nov., comb. nov. and Slackia heliotrinireducens gen. nov., comb. nov., and Eubacterium lentum (Prevot 1938) as Eggerthella lenta gen. nov., comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1999, 49, 595-600.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Eggerthella lenta (Eggerth 1935) Wade et al. 1999 emend. Maruo et al. 2008.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 25559= CCUG 17323 A = CIP 106637 = DSM 2243 = JCM 9979 = NCAIM B.01418 = NCTC 11813.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: CP001726 (complete genome).
Basonym: ¤ Eubacterium lentum (Eggerth 1935) Prévot 1938 (Approved Lists 1980).
Other synonyms: "Bacteroides lentus" Eggerth 1935, "Pseudobacterium lentum" Krasil'nikov 1949.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. lenta, slow.
Valid publication: MARUO (T.), SAKAMOTO (M.), ITO (C.), TODA (T.) and BENNO (Y.): Adlercreutzia equolifaciens gen. nov., sp. nov., an equol-producing bacterium isolated from human faeces, and emended description of the genus Eggerthella. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 1221-1227.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: In the paper by Maruo et al. 2008, Eggerthella lenta is erroneously cited as Eggerthella lenta Wade et al. 1999.

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Eggerthella lenta (Eggerth 1935) Kageyama et al. 1999, comb. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 25559= CCUG 17323 A = CIP 106637 = DSM 2243 = JCM 9979 = NCAIM B.01418 = NCTC 11813.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: CP001726 (complete genome).
Basonym: ¤ Eubacterium lentum (Eggerth 1935) Prévot 1938 (Approved Lists 1980).
Other synonyms: "Bacteroides lentus" Eggerth 1935, "Pseudobacterium lentum" Krasil'nikov 1949.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. lenta, slow.
Valid publication: KAGEYAMA (A.), BENNO (Y.) and NAKASE (T.): Phylogenetic evidence for the transfer of Eubacterium lentum to the genus Eggerthella as Eggerthella lenta gen. nov., comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1999, 49, 1725-1732.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: ¤ Eggerthella lenta (Eggerth 1935) Wade et al. 1999 has priority [Rule 24b(2)].

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Eggerthella sinensis Lau et al. 2006, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) HKU14 = DSM 16107 = JCM 14551 = LMG 22123.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY321958.
Etymology: M.L. gen. n. sinae, of China; N.L. fem. adj. sinensis, pertaining to China, the country where the bacterium was discovered.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 111. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 2025-2027.
Effective publication: LAU (S.K.P.), WOO (P.C.Y.), WOO (G.K.S.), FUNG (A.M.Y.), WONG (M.K.M.), CHAN (K.), TAM (D.M.W.) and YUEN (K.): Eggerthella hongkongensis sp. nov. and Eggerthella sinensis sp. nov., two novel Eggerthella species, account for half of the cases of Eggerthella bacteremia. Diagn. Microbiol. Infect. Dis., 2004, 49, 255-263.
Validation List no. 111 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

Note: The culture collection accession numbers DSM 16107 and LMG 22123 have been provided on request for validation.
Reference: LISTS EDITOR, IJSEM: Validation List no. 111 (footnote #). Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 2025-2027.
Validation List no. 111 in IJSEM Online

Eggerthella sinensis Lau et al. 2006 emend. Maruo et al. 2008.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) HKU14 = DSM 16107 = JCM 14551 = LMG 22123.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY321958.
Etymology: M.L. gen. n. sinae, of China; N.L. fem. adj. sinensis, pertaining to China, the country where the bacterium was discovered.
Reference: MARUO (T.), SAKAMOTO (M.), ITO (C.), TODA (T.) and BENNO (Y.): Adlercreutzia equolifaciens gen. nov., sp. nov., an equol-producing bacterium isolated from human faeces, and emended description of the genus Eggerthella. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 1221-1227.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: In the paper by Maruo et al. 2008, Eggerthella sinensis Lau et al. 2006 is erroneously cited as Eggerthella sinensis Lau et al. 2004.

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