Etymology:Le.clerc’i.a.N.L. fem. n.Leclercia, named to honor H. Leclerc, a French bacteriologist, who first described and named this organism Escherichia adecarboxylata in 1962, and who made many other contributions to enteric bacteriology
This taxon name is occasionally misprinted in some sources as: "Leclerica"; "Leclericia"; "Ledercia".
The BRCs most frequently used for deposits in this group are: DSM: 3; LMG: 2; JCM: 1; ATCC: 1; NCTC: 1; NBRC: 1.
Pittman et al. (1991) suggested the abbreviation "LCLC" for this genus name but this does not appear to be of practical relevance any longer.Publication:
Pittman KF, Walczak CA, Lock CM. Codes and abbreviations for approved of effectively published names of genera of bacteria published from January 1980 to December 1990. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1991; 41:571-579.
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 2 Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2 Total number of child taxa: 2
Adeolu M, Alnajar S, Naushad S, S Gupta R. Genome-based phylogeny and taxonomy of the 'Enterobacteriales': proposal for Enterobacterales ord. nov. divided into the families Enterobacteriaceae, Erwiniaceae fam. nov., Pectobacteriaceae fam. nov., Yersiniaceae fam. nov., Hafniaceae fam. nov., Morganellaceae fam. nov., and Budviciaceae fam. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:5575-5599.
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