Genus Tropheryma

Name: Tropheryma La Scola et al. 2001

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Tro.phe.ry’ma Gr. n. trophe, nourishment; Gr. n. eryma, barrier; N.L. fem. n. Tropheryma, barrier to nourishment, so named because it causes malabsorption

Type species: Tropheryma whipplei La Scola et al. 2001

Valid publication: La Scola B, Fenollar F, Fournier PE, Altwegg M, Mallet MN, Raoult D. Description of Tropheryma whipplei gen. nov., sp. nov., the Whipple's disease bacillus. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2001; 51:1471-1479.

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: Tropherymataceae Nouioui et al. 2018

Assigned by: Nouioui I, Carro L, García-López L, Meier-Kolthoff JP, et al. Genome-based taxonomic classication of the phylum Actinobacteria. Front Microbiol 2007; 2018:9.

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