Name: Faecalimonas Sakamoto et al. 2017

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Fae.ca.li.mo’nas N.L. masc./fem. adj. faecalis, pertaining to faeces; from L. fem. n. faex, faeces; L. fem. n. monas, a unit, monad; N.L. fem. n. Faecalimonas, a monad isolated from faeces

Type species: Faecalimonas umbilicata Sakamoto et al. 2017

Valid publication: Sakamoto M, Iino T, Ohkuma M. Faecalimonas umbilicata gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from human faeces, and reclassification of Eubacterium contortum, Eubacterium fissicatena and Clostridium oroticum as Faecalicatena contorta gen. nov., comb. nov., Faecalicatena fissicatena comb. nov. and Faecalicatena orotica comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:1219-1227.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 67, part 5 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:2495-2498.

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: 1

Parent taxon: Lachnospiraceae Rainey 2010

Assigned by: Sakamoto M, Iino T, Ohkuma M. Faecalimonas umbilicata gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from human faeces, and reclassification of Eubacterium contortum, Eubacterium fissicatena and Clostridium oroticum as Faecalicatena contorta gen. nov., comb. nov., Faecalicatena fissicatena comb. nov. and Faecalicatena orotica comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:1219-1227.

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