Name: Anaerotignum Ueki et al. 2017

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: An.ae.ro.tig’num Gr. prep. an, not; Gr. masc. n. aer, air; L. neut. n. tignum, a small log or a stick of timber; N.L. neut. n. Anaerotignum, a small log or timber not living in air, pertaining to the cell shape resembling a small log

Type species: Anaerotignum aminivorans Ueki et al. 2017

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Ueki A, Goto K, Ohtaki Y, Kaku N, Ueki K. Description of Anaerotignum aminivorans gen. nov., sp. nov., a strictly anaerobic, amino-acid-decomposing bacterium isolated from a methanogenic reactor, and reclassification of Clostridium propionicum, Clostridium neopropionicum and Clostridium lactatifermentans as species of the genus Anaerotignum. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:4146-4153.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 67, part 10 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2018; 68:3-6.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 5
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 5
Total number of child taxa: 5

Parent taxon: Lachnospiraceae Rainey 2010

Assigned by: Ueki A, Goto K, Ohtaki Y, Kaku N, Ueki K. Description of Anaerotignum aminivorans gen. nov., sp. nov., a strictly anaerobic, amino-acid-decomposing bacterium isolated from a methanogenic reactor, and reclassification of Clostridium propionicum, Clostridium neopropionicum and Clostridium lactatifermentans as species of the genus Anaerotignum. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:4146-4153.

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