Name: Fretibacterium Vartoukian et al. 2013

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. masc. adj. fretus, depending, depending on; L. neut. n. bacterium, a rod; N.L. neut. n. Fretibacterium, depending rod, referring to the dependence of this organism on co-culture for good growth

Type species: Fretibacterium fastidiosum Vartoukian et al. 2013

Valid publication: Vartoukian SR, Downes J, Palmer RM, Wade WG. Fretibacterium fastidiosum gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from the human oral cavity. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2013; 63:458-463.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 63, part 2 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2013; 63:1581-1583.

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: Synergistaceae Jumas-Bilak et al. 2009

Assigned by: Hamdi O, Ben Hania W, Postec A, Bouallagui H, Hamdi M, Bonin P, Ollivier B, Fardeau ML. Aminobacterium thunnarium sp. nov., a mesophilic, amino acid-degrading bacterium isolated from an anaerobic sludge digester, pertaining to the phylum Synergistetes. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2015; 65:609-614.

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