Name: Acetobacter malorum Cleenwerck et al. 2002

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: ma.lo’rum L. neut. gen. pl. n. malorum, of apples, referring to the isolation of the type strain from a rotting apple

Type strains: DSM 14337; LMG 1746

16S rRNA gene accession number: AJ419844

Valid publication: Cleenwerck I, Vandemeulebroecke K, Janssens D, Swings J. Re-examination of the genus Acetobacter, with descriptions of Acetobacter cerevisiae sp. nov. and Acetobacter malorum sp. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:1551-1558.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Acetobacter Beijerinck 1898 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Cleenwerck I, Vandemeulebroecke K, Janssens D, Swings J. Re-examination of the genus Acetobacter, with descriptions of Acetobacter cerevisiae sp. nov. and Acetobacter malorum sp. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:1551-1558.

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