Name: Anaeroarcus Strömpl et al. 1999

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. pref. an, not; Gr. masc. n. aer, aeros, air; L. masc. n. arcus, a bow, arc; N.L. masc. n. Anaeroarcus, a bow not living in air

Type species: Anaeroarcus burkinensis corrig. (Ouattara et al. 1992) Strömpl et al. 1999

Valid publication: Strompl C, Tindall BJ, Jarvis GN, Lunsdorf H, Moore ER, Hippe H. A re-evaluation of the taxonomy of the genus Anaerovibrio, with the reclassification of Anaerovibrio glycerini as Anaerosinus glycerini gen. nov., comb. nov., and Anaerovibrio burkinabensis as Anaeroarcus burkinensis [corrig.] gen. nov., comb. nov. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1999; 49:1861-1872.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 1
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 2

Parent taxon: Sporomusaceae Campbell et al. 2015

Assigned by: Campbell C, Adeolu M, Gupta RS. Genome-based taxonomic framework for the class Negativicutes: division of the class Negativicutes into the orders Selenomonadales emend., Acidaminococcales ord. nov. and Veillonellales ord. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2015; 65:3203-3215.

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