Name: Campylobacter Sebald and Véron 1963 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. adj. kampulos, bent, curved; N.L. masc. n. bacter, rod; N.L. masc. n. Campylobacter, a curved rod

Gender: masculine

Type species: Campylobacter fetus (Smith and Taylor 1919) Sebald and Véron 1963 (Approved Lists 1980)

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Sebald M, Veron M. [BASE DNA CONTENT AND CLASSIFICATION OF VIBRIOS]. Ann Inst Pasteur (Paris) 1963; 105:897-910.

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: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 33
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 41
Total number of child taxa: 46

Parent taxon: Campylobacteraceae Vandamme and De Ley 1991

Assigned by: Vandamme P, De Ley J. Proposal for a new family, Campylobacteraceae. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1991; 41:451-455.

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