Name: Aquaspirillum bengal Kumar et al. 1974 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: ben’gal N.L. n. bengal, Bengal (isolated from a freshwater pond in West Bengal)

Gender: neuter

Type strains: ATCC 27641; LMG 6234

Original publication: Kumar R, Banerjee AK, Bowdre JH, McElroy LJ, Krieg NR. Isolation, characterization, and taxonomy of Aquaspirillum bengal sp. nov. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1974; 24:453-458.

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: 1

Parent taxon: Aquaspirillum Hylemon et al. 1973 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Kumar R, Banerjee AK, Bowdre JH, McElroy LJ, Krieg NR. Isolation, characterization, and taxonomy of Aquaspirillum bengal sp. nov. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1974; 24:453-458.

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