Name: Cronobacter Iversen et al. 2008

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Cro.no.bac’ter Gr. n. Cronos, one of the Titans of mythology who swallowed each of his children as soon as they were born (Graves, 1992); N.L. masc. n. bacter, a rod; N.L. masc. n. Cronobacter, a rod that can cause infection in neonates

Gender: masculine

Type species: Cronobacter sakazakii (Farmer et al. 1980) Iversen et al. 2008

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Iversen C, Mullane N, McCardell B, Tall BD, Lehner A, Fanning S, Stephan R, Joosten H. Cronobacter gen. nov., a new genus to accommodate the biogroups of Enterobacter sakazakii, and proposal of Cronobacter sakazakii gen. nov., comb. nov., Cronobacter malonaticus sp. nov., Cronobacter turicensis sp. nov., Cronobacter muytjensii sp. nov., Cronobacter dublinensis sp. nov., Cronobacter genomospecies 1, and of three subspecies, Cronobacter dublinensis subsp. dublinensis subsp. nov., Cronobacter dublinensis subsp. lausannensis subsp. nov. and Cronobacter dublinensis subsp. lactaridi subsp. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2008; 58:1442-1447.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 58, part 6 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2008; 58:1995-1996.

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: 10
Total number of child taxa: 10

Parent taxon: Enterobacteriaceae Rahn 1937 (Approved Lists 1980)

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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