Genus Sarcobium

Name: Sarcobium Drozanski 1991

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. n. sarx sarkos, flesh; Gr. masc. n. bios, life; N.L. neut. n. Sarcobium, that which lives in the sarcode or flesh [cytoplasm]

Gender: neuter

Type species: Sarcobium lyticum Drozanski 1991

Valid publication: Drozanski WJ. Sarcobium lyticum gen. nov., sp. nov., an obligate intracellular bacterial parasite of small free-living amoebae. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1991; 41:82-87.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 41, part 1 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1991; 41:457-458.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Legionella Brenner et al. 1979 (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: 1
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Legionellaceae Brenner et al. 1979 (Approved Lists 1980)

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