Name: Dorea Taras et al. 2002

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Dorea, named in honour of the French microbiologist Joel Doré, in recognition of his many contributions to gut microbiology

Type species: Dorea formicigenerans (Holdeman and Moore 1974) Taras et al. 2002

Valid publication: Taras D, Simmering R, Collins MD, Lawson PA, Blaut M. Reclassification of Eubacterium formicigenerans Holdeman and Moore 1974 as Dorea formicigenerans gen. nov., comb. nov., and description of Dorea longicatena sp. nov., isolated from human faeces. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:423-428.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

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

Parent taxon: Lachnospiraceae Rainey 2010

Assigned by: Rainey FA. Family V. Lachnospiraceae fam. nov. In: De Vos P, Garrity GM, Jones D, Krieg NR, Ludwig W, Rainey FA, K.-H. S, Whitman WB (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 3 (The Firmicutes), Springer, New York, 2009, p. 921.

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