Name: Castellaniella Kämpfer et al. 2006

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Cas.tel.la’ni.el.la N.L. fem. dim. n. Castellaniella, named after Sir Aldo Castellani, a British-Italian bacteriologist, who first described the bacterial genus Alcaligenes in 1919

Gender: feminine

Type species: Castellaniella defragrans (Foss et al. 1998) Kämpfer et al. 2006

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Kampfer P, Denger K, Cook AM, Lee ST, Jackel U, Denner EB, Busse HJ. Castellaniella gen. nov., to accommodate the phylogenetic lineage of Alcaligenes defragrans, and proposal of Castellaniella defragrans gen. nov., comb. nov. and Castellaniella denitrificans sp. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2006; 56:815-819.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 56, part 4 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2006; 56:1461-1462.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 7
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 7
Total number of child taxa: 7

Parent taxon: Alcaligenaceae De Ley et al. 1986

Assigned by: Liu QM, Ten LN, Im WT, Lee ST. Castellaniella caeni sp. nov., a denitrifying bacterium isolated from sludge of a leachate treatment plant. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2008; 58:2141-2146.

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