Name: Oribacterium Carlier et al. 2004

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: O.ri.bac.te’ri.um L. gen. neut. n. oris, of the mouth; L. neut. n. bacterium; from Gr. neut. n. bakterion, a small rod; N.L. neut. n. Oribacterium, small rod from the mouth, because all clone sequences originated from the mouth

Type species: Oribacterium sinus Carlier et al. 2004

Valid publication: Carlier JP, K'ouas G, Bonne I, Lozniewski A, Mory F. Oribacterium sinus gen. nov., sp. nov., within the family 'Lachnospiraceae' (phylum Firmicutes). Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:1611-1615.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 3
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 3
Total number of child taxa: 3

Parent taxon: Lachnospiraceae Rainey 2010

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