Name: Helicobacter Goodwin et al. 1989

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. adj. helix -îkos, twisted, curved, spiral; N.L. masc. n. bacter, a rod, a staff; N.L. masc. n. Helicobacter, a spiral rod

Type species: Helicobacter pylori (Marshall et al. 1985) Goodwin et al. 1989

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Goodwin CS, Armstrong JA, Chilvers T, Peters M, Collins MD, Sly L, McConnell W, Harper WES. Transfer of Campylobacter pylori and Campylobacter mustelae to Helicobacter gen. nov. as Helicobacter pylori comb. nov. and Helicobacter mustelae comb. nov., respectively. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1989; 39:397-405.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 44
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 45
Total number of child taxa: 53

Parent taxon: Helicobacteraceae Garrity et al. 2006

Assigned by: Garrity GM, Bell JA, Lilburn T. Family II. Helicobacteraceae fam. nov. In: Brenner DJ, Krieg NR, Staley JT, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 2 (The Proteobacteria), part C (The Alpha-, Beta-, Delta-, and Epsilonproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, p. 1168.

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