Name: Haemophilus Winslow et al. 1917 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. n. haima, blood (Latin transliteration haema); N.L. masc. adj. philus, friend, loving; from Gr. masc. adj. philos, on; N.L. masc. n. Haemophilus, blood-lover

Gender: masculine

Type species: Haemophilus influenzae (Lehmann and Neumann 1896) Winslow et al. 1917 (Approved Lists 1980)

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Winslow CE, Broadhurst J, Buchanan RE, Krumwiede C, Rogers LA, Smith GH. The Families and Genera of the Bacteria: Preliminary Report of the Committee of the Society of American Bacteriologists on Characterization and Classification of Bacterial Types. J Bacteriol 1917; 2:505-566.

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

Taxonomic status: correct name


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 15
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 25
Total number of child taxa: 26

Parent taxon: Pasteurellaceae Pohl 1981

Assigned by: Lo CI, Sankar SA, Fall B, Sambe-Ba B, Diawara S, Gueye MW, Mediannikov O, Blanc-Tailleur C, Wade B, Raoult D, et al. High-quality draft genome sequence and description of Haemophilus massiliensis sp. nov. Stand Genomic Sci 2016; 11:31.

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