Name: Cosenzaea Giammanco et al. 2011

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology:’e.a. N.L. fem. n. Cosenzaea, named after Benjamin J. Cosenza, the microbiologist who first described this micro-organism as Proteus myxofaciens in 1966

Gender: feminine (stem: Cosenzae-)

Type species: Cosenzaea myxofaciens (Cosenza and Podgwaite 1966) Giammanco et al. 2011

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Giammanco GM, Grimont PA, Grimont F, Lefevre M, Giammanco G, Pignato S. Phylogenetic analysis of the genera Proteus, Morganella and Providencia by comparison of rpoB gene sequences of type and clinical strains suggests the reclassification of Proteus myxofaciens in a new genus, Cosenzaea gen. nov., as Cosenzaea myxofaciens comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2011; 61:1638-1644.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 61, part 7 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2011; 61:2331-2332.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name


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: Morganellaceae Adeolu et al. 2016

Assigned by: Adeolu M, Alnajar S, Naushad S, S Gupta R. Genome-based phylogeny and taxonomy of the 'Enterobacteriales': proposal for Enterobacterales ord. nov. divided into the families Enterobacteriaceae, Erwiniaceae fam. nov., Pectobacteriaceae fam. nov., Yersiniaceae fam. nov., Hafniaceae fam. nov., Morganellaceae fam. nov., and Budviciaceae fam. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:5575-5599.

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