Genus Phocaeicola

Name: Phocaeicola Al Masalma et al. 2009

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Pho.cae.i.co’la L. n. Phocaea, a maritime town of Ionia, modern-day Foça in Turkey; L. masc./fem. suff. -cola, inhabitant, dweller; N.L. masc. n. Phocaeicola, an inhabitant of Phocaea

Type species: Phocaeicola abscessus Al Masalma et al. 2009

Valid publication: Al Masalma M, Raoult D, Roux V. Phocaeicola abscessus gen. nov., sp. nov., an anaerobic bacterium isolated from a human brain abscess sample. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2009; 59:2232-2237.

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: [Bacteroidales, not assigned to family]

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