Genus Leucobacter

Name: Leucobacter Takeuchi et al. 1996

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. adj. leukos, clear, light; N.L. masc. n. bacter, rod; N.L. masc. n. Leucobacter, colorless rod

Gender: masculine

Type species: Leucobacter komagatae Takeuchi et al. 1996

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Takeuchi M, Weiss N, Schumann P, Yokota A. Leucobacter komagatae gen. nov., sp. nov., a new aerobic gram-positive, nonsporulating rod with 2,4-diaminobutyric acid in the cell wall. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1996; 46:967-971.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 46, part 4 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1997; 47:243-244.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 25
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 25
Total number of child taxa: 31

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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