Name: Fructobacillus Endo and Okada 2008

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Fruc.to.ba.cil’lus N.L. masc. n. Fructobacillus, arbitrarily derived from fructose and Lactobacillus, intended to mean fructose-loving lactic acid-producing bacillus

Type species: Fructobacillus fructosus (Kodama 1956) Endo and Okada 2008

Valid publication: Endo A, Okada S. Reclassification of the genus Leuconostoc and proposals of Fructobacillus fructosus gen. nov., comb. nov., Fructobacillus durionis comb. nov., Fructobacillus ficulneus comb. nov. and Fructobacillus pseudoficulneus comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2008; 58:2195-2205.

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: Leuconostocaceae Schleifer 2010

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