Genus Leclercia

Name: Leclercia Tamura et al. 1987

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

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

Gender: feminine (stem: Leclerci-)

Type species: Leclercia adecarboxylata (Leclerc 1962) Tamura et al. 1987

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Tamura K, Sakazaki R, Kosako Y, Yoshizaki E. Leclercia adecarboxylata gen. nov., comb. nov., formerly known as Escherichia adecarboxylata. Curr. Microbiol. 1986; 13:179184.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 23. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1987; 37:179-180.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 3
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 3
Total number of child taxa: 3

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.

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