Name: Holdemania Willems et al. 1997

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Holdemania, named in honor of Lillian V. Holdeman Moore, a contemporary American microbiologist, for her outstanding contribution to anaerobic bacteriology

Type species: Holdemania filiformis Willems et al. 1997

Valid publication: Willems A, Moore WE, Weiss N, Collins MD. Phenotypic and phylogenetic characterization of some Eubacterium-like isolates containing a novel type B wall murein from human feces: description of Holdemania filiformis gen. nov., sp. nov. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1997; 47:1201-1204.

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: Erysipelotrichaceae Verbarg et al. 2004

Assigned by: Ludwig W, Schleifer K-H, Whitman WB. Class I. Bacilli class 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. 19-20.

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