Species Arthrobacter picolinophilus

Name: Arthrobacter picolinophilus Tate and Ensign 1974 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. neut. n. acidum picolinicum, picolinic acid; N.L. masc. adj. philus, friend, loving; from Gr. masc. adj. philos, on; N.L. masc. adj. picolinophilus, loving picolinic acid, intended to mean degrading picolinic acid

Gender: masculine

Type strain: ATCC 27854; DSM 20665; JCM 11573; LMG 16262

16S rRNA gene: AY017116 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Tate RL, Ensign JC. A new species of Arthrobacter which degrades picolinic acid. Can J Microbiol 1974; 20:691-694.

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: Rhodococcus erythropolis (Gray and Thornton 1928) Goodfellow and Alderson 1979 (Approved Lists 1980)

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Arthrobacter Conn and Dimmick 1947 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Tate RL, Ensign JC. A new species of Arthrobacter which degrades picolinic acid. Can J Microbiol 1974; 20:691-694.

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