Genus Caseobacter

Name: Caseobacter Crombach 1978 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. masc. n. caseus, cheese; N.L. masc. n. bacter, a rod; N.L. masc. n. Caseobacter, cheese rod

Gender: masculine

Type species: Caseobacter polymorphus Crombach 1978 (Approved Lists 1980)

Effective publication: Crombach WHJ. Caseobacter polymorphus gen. nov., sp. nov., a coryne-form bacterium from cheese. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1978; 28:354-366.

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: synonym

Correct name: Corynebacterium Lehmann and Neumann 1896 (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: Corynebacteriaceae Lehmann and Neumann 1907 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Collins MD, Smida J, Stackebrandt E. Phylogenetic evidence for the transfer of Caseobacter polymorphus (Crombach) to the genus Corynebacterium. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1989; 39:7-9.

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Record number: 515315