Name: Ochrobactrum Holmes et al. 1988

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. adj. ochros, pale, colorless; Gr. neut. n. baktron, a staff, stick, rod; N.L. neut. n. Ochrobactrum, a colorless rod

Gender: neuter

Type species: Ochrobactrum anthropi Holmes et al. 1988

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Holmes B, Popoff M, Kiredjian M, Kersters K. Ochrobactrum anthropi gen. nov., sp. nov. from human clinical specimens and previously known as group Vd. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1988; 38:406-416.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Brucella Meyer and Shaw 1920 (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: 19
Total number of child taxa: 20

Parent taxon: Brucellaceae Breed et al. 1957 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Teyssier C, Marchandin H, Jean-Pierre H, Masnou A, Dusart G, Jumas-Bilak E. Ochrobactrum pseudintermedium sp. nov., a novel member of the family Brucellaceae, isolated from human clinical samples. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2007; 57:1007-1013.

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