Name: Calymmatobacterium Aragão and Vianna 1913 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. n. kalumma, a head-covering, hood, veil; L. neut. n. bacterium, a small rod; N.L. neut. n. Calymmatobacterium, the sheathed rodlet

Gender: neuter

Type species: Calymmatobacterium granulomatis Aragão and Vianna 1913 (Approved Lists 1980)

Original publication: Aragão H, Vianna G. Resquizas sobre o Granuloma venereo. (Untersuchungen über das Granuloma venereum). Memorias do Instututo Oswaldo Cruz Rio de Janeiro 1913; 5:211-238.

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: Klebsiella Trevisan 1885 (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: 1
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Enterobacteriaceae Rahn 1937 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Adeolu M, Alnajar S, Naushad S, S Gupta R. Genome-based phylogeny and taxonomy of the 'Enterobacteriales': proposal for Enterobacterales ord. nov. divided into the families Enterobacteriaceae, Erwiniaceae fam. nov., Pectobacteriaceae fam. nov., Yersiniaceae fam. nov., Hafniaceae fam. nov., Morganellaceae fam. nov., and Budviciaceae fam. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:5575-5599.

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