Name: Kluyvera Farmer et al. 1981

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Kluyvera, named by Asai et al. (1956) to honor the Dutch microbiologist A.J. Kluyver, who made many contributions to microbial physiology and taxonomy

Type species: Kluyvera ascorbata Farmer et al. 1981

Effective publication: Farmer JJ, Fanning GR, Huntley-Carter GP, Holmes B, Hickman FW, Richard C, Brenner DJ. Kluyvera, a new (redefined) genus in the family Enterobacteriaceae: identification of Kluyvera ascorbata sp. nov. and Kluyvera cryocrescens sp. nov. in clinical specimens. J Clin Microbiol 1981; 13:919-933.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 7. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1981; 31:382-383.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 4
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 5
Total number of child taxa: 5

Parent taxon: Enterobacteriaceae (ex Rahn 1937) Ewing et al. 1980

Assigned by: Farmer JJ, Fanning GR, Huntley-Carter GP, Holmes B, Hickman FW, Richard C, Brenner DJ. Kluyvera, a new (redefined) genus in the family Enterobacteriaceae: identification of Kluyvera ascorbata sp. nov. and Kluyvera cryocrescens sp. nov. in clinical specimens. J Clin Microbiol 1981; 13:919-933.

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