Name: Levinea Young et al. 1971 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Levinea, named after Max Levine, an American bacteriologist

Gender: feminine

Type species: Levinea amalonatica Young et al. 1971 (Approved Lists 1980)

Original publication: Young VM, Kenton DM, Hobbs BJ, Moody MR. Levinea, a new genus of the family Enterobacteriaceae. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1971; 21:58-63.

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: synonym

Correct name: Citrobacter Werkman and Gillen 1932 (Approved Lists 1980)

Subdivision:

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

Parent taxon: Enterobacteriaceae Rahn 1937 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Young VM, Kenton DM, Hobbs BJ, Moody MR. Levinea, a new genus of the family Enterobacteriaceae. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1971; 21:58-63.

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