Name: Alcaligenes ruhlandii (Packer and Vishniac 1955) Aragno and Schlegel 1977 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. ruhlandii, of Ruhland, named for the German microbiologist W. Ruhland, who studied the physiology of the hydrogen bacteria

Type strains: ATCC 15749; CIP 77.26; DSM 653; LMG 1866; VKM B-1333

16S rRNA gene accession number: AB010840

Valid publication: Aragno M, Schlegel H. Alcaligenes ruhlandii (Packer and Vishniac) comb. nov., a peritrichous hydrogen bacterium previously assigned to Pseudomonas. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1977; 27:279-281.

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: Achromobacter ruhlandii (Packer and Vishniac 1955) Yabuuchi et al. 1998

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Alcaligenes Castellani and Chalmers 1919 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Aragno M, Schlegel H. Alcaligenes ruhlandii (Packer and Vishniac) comb. nov., a peritrichous hydrogen bacterium previously assigned to Pseudomonas. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1977; 27:279-281.

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