Name: Leuconostoc van Tieghem 1878 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. adj. leukos, clear, light; N.L. neut. n. Nostoc, algal generic name; N.L. neut. n. Leuconostoc, colorless nostoc

Gender: neuter

Type species: Leuconostoc mesenteroides (Tsenkovskii 1878) van Tieghem 1878 (Approved Lists 1980)

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Van Tieghem P. Sur la gomme de sucrerie (Leuconostoc mesenteroides). Annales des Sciences Naturelles Botanique 1878; 7:180-203.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 15
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 26
Total number of child taxa: 27

Parent taxon: Leuconostocaceae Schleifer 2010

Assigned by: Schleifer K-H. Family V. Leuconostocaceae fam. nov. In: De Vos P, Garrity GM, Jones D, Krieg NR, Ludwig W, Rainey FA, K.-H. S, Whitman WB (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 3 (The Firmicutes), Springer, New York, 2009, p. 624.

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