Name: Arcanobacterium phocae Pascual Ramos et al. 1997

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: pho’cae L. gen. fem. n. phocae, of a seal, isolated from common seals (Phoca vitulina) and grey seals (Halichoerus grypus)

Gender: neuter

Type strains: CIP 105740; DSM 10002; LMG 18722; M1590/94/3

16S rRNA gene: FR749961 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Ramos CP, Foster G, Collins MD. Phylogenetic analysis of the genus Actinomyces based on 16S rRNA gene sequences: description of Arcanobacterium phocae sp. nov., Arcanobacterium bernardiae comb. nov., and Arcanobacterium pyogenes comb. nov. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1997; 47:46-53.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 47, part 1 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1997; 47:603.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Arcanobacterium Collins et al. 1983

Assigned by: Ramos CP, Foster G, Collins MD. Phylogenetic analysis of the genus Actinomyces based on 16S rRNA gene sequences: description of Arcanobacterium phocae sp. nov., Arcanobacterium bernardiae comb. nov., and Arcanobacterium pyogenes comb. nov. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1997; 47:46-53.

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