Name: Oribaculum Moore and Moore 1994

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. neut. n. os, oris, the mouth; L. neut. n. baculum, a stick, staff; N.L. neut. n. Oribaculum, rod from the mouth

Type species: Oribaculum catoniae Moore and Moore 1994

Valid publication: Moore LV, Moore WE. Oribaculum catoniae gen. nov., sp. nov.; Catonella morbi gen. nov., sp. nov.; Hallella seregens gen. nov., sp. nov.; Johnsonella ignava gen. nov., sp. nov.; and Dialister pneumosintes gen. nov., comb. nov., nom. rev., Anaerobic gram-negative bacilli from the human gingival crevice. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1994; 44:187-192.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Porphyromonas Shah and Collins 1988

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Porphyromonadaceae Krieg 2012

Assigned by: Krieg NR. Family IV. Porphyromonadaceae 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. 61.

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