Name: Ensifer Casida 1982

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. masc. adj. ensifer, sword-bearing; N.L. masc. n. Ensifer, sword bearer

Type species: Ensifer adhaerens Casida 1982

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Casida Jr. LE. Ensifer adhaerens gen. nov., sp. nov.: a bacterial predator of bacteria in soil. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1982; 32:339-345.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 20
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 21
Total number of child taxa: 25

Parent taxon: Rhizobiaceae Conn 1938 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Rome S, Fernandez MP, Brunel B, Normand P, Cleyet-Marel JC. Sinorhizobium medicae sp. nov., isolated from annual Medicago spp. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1996; 46:972-980.

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