Name: Ornithobacterium Vandamme et al. 1994

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. n. ornis -ithos, bird; L. neut. n. bacterium, rod; N.L. neut. n. Ornithobacterium, bird bacterium, because it was first isolated from birds

Gender: neuter

Type species: Ornithobacterium rhinotracheale Vandamme et al. 1994

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Vandamme P, Segers P, Vancanneyt M, van Hove K, Mutters R, Hommez J, Dewhirst F, Paster B, Kersters K, Falsen E, et al. Ornithobacterium rhinotracheale gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from the avian respiratory tract. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1994; 44:24-37.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 44, part 1 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1994; 44:372.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 1
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Weeksellaceae García-López et al. 2020

Assigned by: Garcia-Lopez M, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Tindall BJ, Gronow S, Woyke T, Kyrpides NC, Hahnke RL, Goker M. Analysis of 1,000 Type-Strain Genomes Improves Taxonomic Classification of Bacteroidetes. Front Microbiol 2019; 10:2083.

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