Name: Kingella Henriksen and Bøvre 1976 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. fem. dim. n. Kingella, named after Elizabeth O. King, an American bacteriologist

Type species: Kingella kingae (Henriksen and Bøvre 1968) Henriksen and Bøvre 1976 (Approved Lists 1980)

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Henriksen SD, Bøvre K. Transfer of Moraxella kingae Henriksen and Bøvre to the genus Kingella gen. nov. in the family Neisseriaceae. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1976; 26:447-450.

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

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 5
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 6
Total number of child taxa: 7

Parent taxon: Neisseriaceae Prévot 1933 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Henriksen SD, Bøvre K. Transfer of Moraxella kingae Henriksen and Bøvre to the genus Kingella gen. nov. in the family Neisseriaceae. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1976; 26:447-450.

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