Genus Enterobacter

Name: Enterobacter Hormaeche and Edwards 1960 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology:’ter. Gr. neut. n. enteron, intestine; N.L. masc. n. bacter, a small rod; N.L. masc. n. Enterobacter, intestinal small rod

Gender: masculine (stem: Enterobacter-)

Type species: Enterobacter cloacae (Jordan 1890) Hormaeche and Edwards 1960 (Approved Lists 1980)

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Hormaeche E, Edwards PR. A proposed genus Enterobacter. International Bulletin of Bacteriological Nomenclature and Taxonomy 1960; 10:71-74.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP, conserved name

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 24
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 48
Total number of child taxa: 57

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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Record number: 515587
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