Species Acinetobacter apis

Name: Acinetobacter apis Kim et al. 2014

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: a’pis L. n. apis -is, a bee, which is also the genus name of the honey bee, Apis mellifera; L. gen. fem. n. apis, of a bee, of Apis mellifera, isolated from the intestinal tract of a honey bee

Gender: masculine

Type strains: HYN18; JCM 18575; KACC 16906

16S rRNA gene: JX402203 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Kim PS, Shin NR, Kim JY, Yun JH, Hyun DW, Bae JW. Acinetobacter apis sp. nov., isolated from the intestinal tract of a honey bee, Apis mellifera. J Microbiol 2014; 52:639-645.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Validation list no. 160. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:3603-3606.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Acinetobacter Brisou and Prévot 1954 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Kim PS, Shin NR, Kim JY, Yun JH, Hyun DW, Bae JW. Acinetobacter apis sp. nov., isolated from the intestinal tract of a honey bee, Apis mellifera. J Microbiol 2014; 52:639-645.

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