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Genus Eggerthia

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: 1
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

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

 

Eggerthia Salvetti et al. 2011, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Eggerthia catenaformis (Eggerth 1935) Salvetti et al. 2011.
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Eggerthia, named after Arnold H. Eggerth, who first identified the species Lactobacillus catenaformis.
Valid publication: SALVETTI (E.), FELIS (G.E.), DELLAGLIO (F.), CASTIONI (A.), TORRIANI (S.) and LAWSON (P.A.): Reclassification of Lactobacillus catenaformis (Eggerth 1935) Moore and Holdeman 1970 and Lactobacillus vitulinus Sharpe et al. 1973 as Eggerthia catenaformis gen. nov., comb. nov. and Kandleria vitulina gen. nov., comb. nov., respectively. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2011, 61, 2520-2524.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Eggerthia catenaformis (Eggerth 1935) Salvetti et al. 2011, comb. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 25536= CCUG 48174 = CIP 104817 = DSM 20559 = JCM 1121.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ621549.
Basonym: ¤ Lactobacillus catenaformis corrig. (Eggerth 1935) Moore and Holdeman 1970 (Approved Lists 1980).
Other synonyms: "Bacteroides catenaformis" Eggerth 1935, "Catenabacterium catenaforme" (Eggerth 1935) Prévot 1938.
Etymology: L. n. catena, chain; L. suff. -formis (from L. n. forma, figure, shape, appearance), -like, in the shape of; N.L. fem. adj. catenaformis, chain-shaped.
Valid publication: SALVETTI (E.), FELIS (G.E.), DELLAGLIO (F.), CASTIONI (A.), TORRIANI (S.) and LAWSON (P.A.): Reclassification of Lactobacillus catenaformis (Eggerth 1935) Moore and Holdeman 1970 and Lactobacillus vitulinus Sharpe et al. 1973 as Eggerthia catenaformis gen. nov., comb. nov. and Kandleria vitulina gen. nov., comb. nov., respectively. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2011, 61, 2520-2524.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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