Name: Agrobacterium Conn 1942 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. n. agros, a field; L. neut. n. bacterium, a small rod; N.L. neut. n. Agrobacterium, a small field rod

Gender: neuter

Type species: Agrobacterium tumefaciens (Smith and Townsend 1907) Conn 1942 (Approved Lists 1980)

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Conn HJ. Validity of the Genus Alcaligenes. J Bacteriol 1942; 44:353-360.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published, conserved name

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 10
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 18
Total number of child taxa: 20

Parent taxon: Rhizobiaceae Conn 1938 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Mousavi SA, Willems A, Nesme X, de Lajudie P, Lindstrom K. Revised phylogeny of Rhizobiaceae: proposal of the delineation of Pararhizobium gen. nov., and 13 new species combinations. Syst Appl Microbiol 2015; 38:84-90.

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