Name DOI
Modesto et al. 2020
Name Status
Validly Published
Current Authority
Modesto et al. 2020
Preferred Name
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Type
(designated strain)
Refer to the type exemplar.
Type Strain
representative organism
T (= =)
Proper Form
Bifidobacterium scaligerum Modesto et al. 2020
Nomenclatural History
The species Bifidobacterium scaligerum was originally described by Modesto et al. 2018. This name became validly published when it appeared on Validation List No. 192 in 2020.
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This information was last reviewed on December 28, 2019.


  1. Modesto M, Puglisi E, Bonetti A, Michelini S, Spiezio C, Sandri C, Sgorbati B, Morelli L, Mattarelli P. Bifidobacterium primatium sp. nov., Bifidobacterium scaligerum sp. nov., Bifidobacterium felsineum sp. nov. and Bifidobacterium simiarum sp. nov.: Four novel taxa isolated from the faeces of the cotton top tamarin (Saguinus oedipus) and the emperor tamarin (Saguinus imperator). Syst Appl Microbiol 2018; 41:593-603. [PubMed].
  2. Oren A, Garrity GM. Validation List No. 192. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:1443-1446.