Genus Shewanella

Name: Shewanella MacDonell and Colwell 1986

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: She.wan.el’la. N.L. fem. dim. n. Shewanella, named after James Shewan for his work in fisheries microbiology

Gender: feminine (stem: Shewanell-)

Type species: Shewanella putrefaciens (Lee et al. 1981 ex Derby and Hammer 1931) MacDonell and Colwell 1986

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: MacDonell MT, Colwell RR. Phylogeny of the Vibrionaceae, and recommendation for two new genera, Listonella and Shewanella. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 1985; 6:171-182.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 20. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1986; 36:354-356.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 98
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 104
Total number of child taxa: 115

Parent taxon: Shewanellaceae Ivanova et al. 2004

Assigned by: Ivanova EP, Flavier S, Christen R. Phylogenetic relationships among marine Alteromonas-like proteobacteria: emended description of the family Alteromonadaceae and proposal of Pseudoalteromonadaceae fam. nov., Colwelliaceae fam. nov., Shewanellaceae fam. nov., Moritellaceae fam. nov., Ferrimonadaceae fam. nov., Idiomarinaceae fam. nov. and Psychromonadaceae fam. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:1773-1788.

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Record number: 516592
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