Name: Syntrophococcus Krumholz and Bryant 1986

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. prep. sun, together with; Gr. n. trophos, feeder, rearer; M.L. masc. n. coccus, a grain, berry; from Gr. masc. n. kokkos; N.L. masc. n. Syntrophococcus, coccus which feeds together with (another species)

Type species: Syntrophococcus sucromutans Krumholz and Bryant 1986

Effective publication: Krumholz LR, Bryant MP. Syntrophococcus sucromutans sp. nov. gen. nov. uses carbohydrates as electron donors and formate, methoxymonobenzoids or Methanobrevibacter as electron acceptor systems. Arch. Microbiol. 1986; 143:313-318.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 21. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1986; 36:489.

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: Lachnospiraceae Rainey 2010

Assigned by: Rainey FA. Family V. Lachnospiraceae fam. 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. 921.

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