Name: Sporotomaculum Brauman et al. 1998

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Spo.ro.to.ma’cu.lum Gr. fem. n. spora, spore; L. neut. n. tomaculum, sausage; N.L. neut. n. Sporotomaculum, a spore-forming sausage-shaped organism

Type species: Sporotomaculum hydroxybenzoicum Brauman et al. 1998

Valid publication: Brauman A, Muller JA, Garcia JL, Brune A, Schink B. Fermentative degradation of 3-hydroxybenzoate in pure culture by a novel strictly anaerobic bacterium, Sporotomaculum hydroxybenzoicum gen. nov., sp. nov. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1998; 48:215-221.

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: Peptococcaceae Rogosa 1971 (Approved Lists 1980)

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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