Etymology: 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
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
|Name||Nomenclatural status||Taxonomic status|
|Leclercia adecarboxylata (Leclerc 1962) Tamura et al. 1987||validly published||correct name|
Parent taxon: Enterobacteriaceae Rahn 1937 (Approved Lists 1980)
Assigned by: 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.