Name: Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans (Klinger 1912) Topley and Wilson 1929 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Etymology: Gr. n. aktis -inos, a ray; Gr. n. mukês -êtos, mushroom or other fungus; N.L. n. actinomyces -etis, an actinomycete; L. part. adj. comitans, accompanying; N.L. part. adj. actinomycetemcomitans, accompanying an actinomycete

Type strains: ATCC 33384; CCUG 13227; CIP 52.106; DSM 8324; NCTC 9710

16S rRNA gene accession number: M75039

Effective publication: Topley WWC, Wilson GS. The principles of Bacteriology and Immunity, 1st ed. Edward Arnold and Co., London, 1929.

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: synonym

Correct name: Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans (Klinger 1912) Nørskov-Lauritsen and Kilian 2006

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Actinobacillus Brumpt 1910 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Topley WWC, Wilson GS. The principles of Bacteriology and Immunity, 1st ed. Edward Arnold and Co., London, 1929.

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