Name: Branhamella Catlin 1970 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Bran.ham.el’la. L. fem. dim. suff. -ella, diminutive ending; N.L. fem. dim. n. Branhamella, named in honor of Sara E. Branham, notable for studies of neisseriae

Gender: feminine

Type species: Branhamella catarrhalis (Frosch and Kolle 1896) Catlin 1970 (Approved Lists 1980)

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Catlin BW. Transfer of the organism named Neisseria catarrhalis to Branhamella gen. nov. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1970; 20:155-159.

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

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 1
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Moraxellaceae Rossau et al. 1991

Assigned by: Rossau R, Van Landschoot A, Gillis M, De Ley J. Taxonomy of Moraxellaceae fam. nov., a new bacterial family to accommodate the genera Moraxella, Acinetobacter, and Psychrobacter and related organisms. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1991; 41:310-319.

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Record number: 515266