Species Acinetobacter calcoaceticus

Name: Acinetobacter calcoaceticus (Beijerinck 1911) Baumann et al. 1968 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Etymology: L. n. calx -cis, limestone, chalk; N.L. neut. n. acidum aceticum, acetic acid; N.L. masc. adj. calcoaceticus, pertaining to calcium acetate, which was used by Beijerinck in the enrichment medium from which he isolated the organism

Type strains: ATCC 23055; CAIM 17; CCUG 12804; CIP 81.08; DSM 30006; JCM 6842; LMG 1046; NCCB 22016; NCTC 12983

16S rRNA gene accession number: Z93434

Effective publication: Baumann P, Doudoroff M, Stanier RY. A study of the Moraxella group. II. Oxidative-negative species (genus Acinetobacter). J Bacteriol 1968; 95:1520-1541.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2

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

Assigned by: Baumann P, Doudoroff M, Stanier RY. A study of the Moraxella group. II. Oxidative-negative species (genus Acinetobacter). J Bacteriol 1968; 95:1520-1541.

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