Genus Mesorhizobium

Name: Mesorhizobium Jarvis et al. 1997

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. masc. adj. mesos, middle; N.L. neut. n. Rhizobium, bacterial generic name; N.L. neut. n. Mesorhizobium, the meso-growing rhizobium, referring to the growth rate intermediate between those of the genera Rhizobium and Bradyrhizobium

Gender: neuter (stem: Mesorhizobi-)

Type species: Mesorhizobium loti (Jarvis et al. 1982) Jarvis et al. 1997

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Jarvis BDW, Van Berkum P, Chen WX, Nour SM, Fernandez MP, Cleyet-Marel JC, Gillis M. Transfer of Rhizobium loti, Rhizobium huakuii, Rhizobium ciceri, Rhizobium mediterraneum, and Rhizobium tianshanense to Mesorhizobium gen. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1997; 47:895-898.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 47, part 3 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1997; 47:1275-1276.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 64
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 66
Total number of child taxa: 80

Parent taxon: Phyllobacteriaceae Mergaert and Swings 2006

Assigned by: Hameed A, Shahina M, Lai WA, Lin SY, Young LS, Liu YC, Hsu YH, Young CC. Oricola cellulosilytica gen. nov., sp. nov., a cellulose-degrading bacterium of the family Phyllobacteriaceae isolated from surface seashore water, and emended descriptions of Mesorhizobium loti and Phyllobacterium myrsinacearum. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2015; 107:759-771.

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Record number: 517427
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