Name: "Atlantibacter" Hata et al. 2016

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Atlan.ti.bac’ter N.L. gen. fem. n. Atlanta, the city of Atlanta, Georgia, USA, where the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and many researchers investigating the family Enterobacteriaceae are located; N.L. masc. n. bacter, a rod; N.L. masc. n. Atlantibacter, a rod named in memory of Atlanta

Type species: "Atlantibacter hermannii" Hata et al. 2016

Original publication: Hata H, Natori T, Mizuno T, Kanazawa I, Eldesouky I, Hayashi M, Miyata M, Fukunaga H, Ohji S, Hosoyama A, et al. Phylogenetics of family Enterobacteriaceae and proposal to reclassify Escherichia hermannii and Salmonella subterranea as Atlantibacter hermannii and Atlantibacter subterranea gen. nov., comb. nov. Microbiol Immunol 2016; 60:303-311.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Correct name: Escherichia Castellani and Chalmers 1919 (Approved Lists 1980)

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 0
Total number of child taxa: 2

Parent taxon: Enterobacteriaceae (ex Rahn 1937) Ewing et al. 1980

Assigned by: Hata H, Natori T, Mizuno T, Kanazawa I, Eldesouky I, Hayashi M, Miyata M, Fukunaga H, Ohji S, Hosoyama A, et al. Phylogenetics of family Enterobacteriaceae and proposal to reclassify Escherichia hermannii and Salmonella subterranea as Atlantibacter hermannii and Atlantibacter subterranea gen. nov., comb. nov. Microbiol Immunol 2016; 60:303-311.

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