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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Actinobacteria
Class: Actinobacteria
Order: Coriobacteriales
Family: Coriobacteriaceae
Genus: Collinsella
Kageyama et al. 1999[1]

C. aerofaciens[1]
C. intestinalis[1]
C. massiliensis[1]
C. stercoris[1]
C. tanakaei[1]

Collinsella is a genus of Actinobacteria, in the family Coriobacteriaceae.[1][2] Collinsella is named after the microbiologists Matthew D. Collins.[3]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g Parte, A.C. "Collinsella". 
  2. ^ Parker, Charles Thomas; Osier, Nicole Danielle; Garrity, George M. "Nomenclature Abstract for Collinsella Kageyama et al. 1999 emend. Kageyama and Benno 2000". The NamesforLife Abstracts. doi:10.1601/nm.5745. 
  3. ^ Kageyama, Akiko; Benno, Yoshimi (2015). "Collinsella". Bergey's Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. doi:10.1002/9781118960608.gbm00215. 

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