Genus Ornithobacterium

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

Type species: Ornithobacterium rhinotracheale Vandamme et al. 1994

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.

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: Flavobacteriaceae Reichenbach 1992

Assigned by: Bernardet JF, Segers P, Vancanneyt M, Berthe F, Kersters K, Vandamme P. Cutting a Gordian knot: emended classification and description of the genus Flavobacterium, emended description of the family Flavobacteriaceae, and proposal of Flavobacterium hydatis nom. nov. (basonym, Cytophaga aquatilis Strohl and Tait 1978). Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1996; 46:128-148.

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