Name: Beneckea Campbell 1957 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Beneckea, named for W. Benecke, the German bacteriologist who was the first to isolate chitin-decomposing bacteria

Gender: feminine

Type species: Beneckea campbellii Baumann et al. 1971 (Approved Lists 1980)

Original publication: Campbell LL. Genus V. Beneckea Campbell gen. nov. In: Breed RS, Murray EGD, Smith NR (eds), Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology, seventh edition, The Williams & Wilkins Co, Baltimore, 1957, p. 328-332.

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

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Vibrio Pacini 1854 (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: 11
Total number of child taxa: 14

Parent taxon: Vibrionaceae VĂ©ron 1965 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Véron M. Microbiologie – La position taxonomique des Vibrio et de certaines bacteries comparables. Comptes Rendus de I’Academie des Sciences Paris 1965; 261:5243-5246.

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