Genus Catabacter

Name: Catabacter Lau et al. 2014

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. cata-, abbreviation for catalase-positive, derived from Gr. kata, down; N.L. masc. n. bacter, rod; N.L. masc. n. Catabacter, catalase-positive rod

Gender: masculine

Type species: Catabacter hongkongensis Lau et al. 2014

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Lau SK, Fan RY, Lo HW, Ng RH, Wong SS, Li IW, Wu AK, Ng KH, Tseung S, Lee RA, et al. High mortality associated with Catabacter hongkongensis bacteremia. J Clin Microbiol 2012; 50:2239-2243.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Validation list no. 159. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:2927-2929.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

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: "Catabacteraceae" corrig. Lau et al. 2007

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