Name: Alcaligenes Castellani and Chalmers 1919 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. neut. n. alcali, alcali (from Arabic article al, the; Arabic n. qaliy, ashes of saltwort) (indeclinable); Gr. suff. -genes, producing; from Gr. ind. v. gennaô, to produce; N.L. masc. n. Alcaligenes, alkali-producing (bacteria)

Gender: masculine (stem: Alcaligen-)

Type species: Alcaligenes faecalis Castellani and Chalmers 1919 (Approved Lists 1980)

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Castellani A, Chalmers AJ. Manual of Tropical Medicine, 3rd ed. Williams Wood and Co., New York, 1919.

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 under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 5
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 20
Total number of child taxa: 26

Parent taxon: Alcaligenaceae De Ley et al. 1986

Assigned by: De Ley J, Segers P, Kersters K, Mannheim W, Lievens A. Intra- and intergeneric similarities of the Bordetella ribosomal ribonucleic acid cistrons: proposal for a new family, Alcaligenaceae. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1986; 36:405-414.

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Record number: 515067
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