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Genus Filifactor

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: 2
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).


 

Filifactor Collins et al. 1994, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Filifactor villosus (Love et al. 1979) Collins et al. 1994.
Etymology: L. n. filum, thread; L. masc. n. factor, a maker; N.L. masc. n. Filifactor, thread-maker.
Valid publication: COLLINS (M.D.), LAWSON (P.A.), WILLEMS (A.), CORDOBA (J.J.), FERNANDEZ-GARAYZABAL (J.), GARCIA (P.), CAI (J.), HIPPE (H.) and FARROW (J.A.E.): The phylogeny of the genus Clostridium: proposal of five new genera and eleven new species combinations. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1994, 44, 812-826.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Filifactor alocis (Cato et al. 1985) Jalava and Eerola 1999, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 35896= CCUG 47790 = VPI D40B-5.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: CP002390 (complete genome).
Basonym: ¤ Fusobacterium alocis Cato et al. 1985.
Etymology: Gr. n. alox -okos, a furrow; N.L. gen. n. alocis, of a furrow, referring to its isolation from a crevice of the gums.
Valid publication: JALAVA (J.) and EEROLA (E.): Phylogenetic analysis of Fusobacterium alocis and Fusobacterium sulci based on 16S rRNA gene sequences: proposal of Filifactor alocis (Cato, Moore and Moore) comb. nov. and Eubacterium sulci (Cato, Moore and Moore) comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1999, 49, 1375-1379.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Filifactor villosus (Love et al. 1979) Collins et al. 1994, comb. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) VSB 3349 = ATCC 33388= DSM 1645 = NCTC 11220.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF537211.
Basonym: ¤ Clostridium villosum Love et al. 1979 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: L. masc. adj. villosus, hairy, shaggy, rough (referring to the colonial morphology).
Valid publication: COLLINS (M.D.), LAWSON (P.A.), WILLEMS (A.), CORDOBA (J.J.), FERNANDEZ-GARAYZABAL (J.), GARCIA (P.), CAI (J.), HIPPE (H.) and FARROW (J.A.E.): The phylogeny of the genus Clostridium: proposal of five new genera and eleven new species combinations. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1994, 44, 812-826.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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