Genus Lawsonella

Name: Lawsonella Bell et al. 2016

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Law.son.el’la L. fem. dim. suff. -ella, diminutive ending; N.L. fem. dim. n. Lawsonella, named to honour Paul A. Lawson, a contemporary English microbiologist, currently at the University of Oklahoma, for his many contributions to microbial taxonomy and phylogeny

Gender: feminine

Type species: Lawsonella clevelandensis Bell et al. 2016

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Bell ME, Bernard KA, Harrington SM, Patel NB, Tucker TA, Metcalfe MG, McQuiston JR. Lawsonella clevelandensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a new member of the suborder Corynebacterineae isolated from human abscesses. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:2929-2935.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 66, part 8 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:4306-4309.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 1
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Lawsonellaceae Nouioui et al. 2018

Assigned by: Nouioui I, Carro L, García-López L, Meier-Kolthoff JP, et al. Genome-based taxonomic classication of the phylum Actinobacteria. Front Microbiol 2007; 2018:9.

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