Name: Renibacterium Sanders and Fryer 1980

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. pl. n. renes, the kidneys; L. neut. n. bacterium, a rod; N.L. neut. n. Renibacterium, kidney bacterium

Type species: Renibacterium salmoninarum Sanders and Fryer 1980

Valid publication: Sanders JE, Fryer JL. Renibacterium salmoninarum gen. nov., sp. nov., the causative agent of bacterial kidney disease in salmonid fishes. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1980; 30:496-502.

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: Micrococcaceae Pribram 1929 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Stackebrandt E, Rainey FA, Ward-Rainey NL. Proposal for a new hierarchic classification system, Actinobacteria classis nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1997; 47:479-491.

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