Name: Sporanaerobacter Hernandez-Eugenio et al. 2002

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Spo.ra.nae.ro.bac’ter Gr. fem. n. spora, spore; Gr. pref. an, not; Gr. masc. n. aer, air; N.L. anaero, not (living) in air; N.L. masc. n. bacter; from Gr. neut. n. bakterion, rod, staff; N.L. masc. n. Sporanaerobacter, a spore-forming anaerobic rod

Type species: Sporanaerobacter acetigenes Hernandez-Eugenio et al. 2002

Valid publication: Hernandez-Eugenio G, Fardeau ML, Cayol JL, Patel BK, Thomas P, Macarie H, Garcia JL, Ollivier B. Sporanaerobacter acetigenes gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel acetogenic, facultatively sulfur-reducing bacterium. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:1217-1223.

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: [Eubacteriales, not assigned to family]

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