Genus Fibrobacter

Name: Fibrobacter Montgomery et al. 1988

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. fem. n. fibra, a fibre or filament; N.L. masc. n. bacter, rod or staff; N.L. masc. n. Fibrobacter, bacterial rod that subsists on fiber

Type species: Fibrobacter succinogenes (Hungate 1950) Montgomery et al. 1988

Valid publication: Montgomery L, Flesher B, Stahl D. Transfer of Bacteroides succinogenes (Hungate) to Fibrobacter gen. nov. as Fibrobacter succinogenes comb. nov. and description of Fibrobacter intestinalis sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1988; 38:430-435.

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: Fibrobacteraceae Spain et al. 2012

Assigned by: Spain AM, Forsberg CW, Krumholz LR. Family I. Fibrobacteraceae fam. nov. In: Krieg NR, Staley JT, Brown DR, Hedlund BP, Paster BJ, Ward NL, Ludwig W, Whitman WB (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 4, Springer, New York, 2010, p. 739.

Linking: To permanently link to this page, use https://lpsn.dsmz.de/genus/fibrobacterLink copied to clipboard