Name: Neisseria Trevisan 1885 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Neiss.er’i.a. N.L. fem. n. Neisseria, named after Albert Neisser, who discovered the etiological agent of gonorrhea in the pus of patients in 1889

Gender: feminine (stem: Neisseri-)

Type species: Neisseria gonorrhoeae (Zopf 1885) Trevisan 1885 (Approved Lists 1980)

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Trevisan V. Carratteri di alcuni nuovi generi di Batteriacee. Atti della Accademia Fisica-Medica-Stastistica in Milano (ser 4) 1885; 3:92-107.

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 under the ICNP, conserved name

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 32
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 37
Total number of child taxa: 43

Parent taxon: Neisseriaceae Prévot 1933 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Parker CD. Genus V. Thiobacillus Beijerinck 1904. In: Breed RS, Murray EGD, Smith NR (eds), Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology, 7th edition, The Williams & Wilkins Co, Baltimore, 1957, p. 83-88.

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Record number: 516160
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