Name: "Leifsonia" Suzuki et al. 1999

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology:’ni.a. N.L. fem. n. Leifsonia, named after Einar Leifson, an American microbiologist for his contribution to bacteriology including the first isolation and establishment of the species “Corynebacterium aquaticum”

Gender: feminine (stem: Leifsoni-)

Type species: "Leifsonia aquatica" (ex Leifson 1962) Suzuki et al. 1999

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Suzuki KI, Suzuki M, Sasaki J, Park YH, Komagata KK. Leifsonia gen. nov., a genus for 2,4-diaminobutyric acid-containing actinomycetes to accommodate "Corynebacterium aquaticum" Leifson 1962 and Clavibacter xyli subsp. cynodontis Davis et al. 1984. J Gen Appl Microbiol 1999; 45:253-262.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym (and no standing)

Correct name: Leifsonia Evtushenko et al. 2000

Risk group: 1


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 0
Total number of child taxa: 2

Parent taxon: Microbacteriaceae Park et al. 1995

Assigned by: Zhi XY, Li WJ, Stackebrandt E. An update of the structure and 16S rRNA gene sequence-based definition of higher ranks of the class Actinobacteria, with the proposal of two new suborders and four new families and emended descriptions of the existing higher taxa. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2009; 59:589-608.

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Record number: 721
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