Name: Clavibacter Davis et al. 1984

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Cla.vi.bac’ter L. fem. n. clava, cudgel; Gr. masc. n. bakter, rod; N.L. masc. n. Clavibacter, club-shaped rod

Gender: masculine

Type species: Clavibacter michiganensis corrig. (Smith 1910) Davis et al. 1984

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Davis MJ, Gillaspie Jr. AG, Vidaver AK, Harris RW. Clavibacter: a new genus containing some phytopathogenic coryneform bacteria, including Clavibacter xyli subsp. xyli sp. nov., subsp. nov. and Clavibacter xyli subsp. cynodontis subsp. nov., pathogens that cause ratoon stunting disease of sugarcane and Bermudagrass stunting disease. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1984; 34:107-117.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 6
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 14
Total number of child taxa: 16

Parent taxon: Microbacteriaceae Park et al. 1995

Assigned by: Park YH, Suzuki K, Yim DG, Lee KC, Kim E, Yoon J, Kim S, Kho YH, Goodfellow M, Komagata K. Suprageneric classification of peptidoglycan group B actinomycetes by nucleotide sequencing of 5S ribosomal RNA. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 1993; 64:307-313.

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