Species Bacteroides levii

Name: Bacteroides levii (ex Holdeman et al. 1977) Johnson and Holdeman 1983

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov., nom. rev.

Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. levii, of Lev, named after Meir Lev, the American-English microbiologist, who first isolated this organism

Gender: masculine

Type strain: ATCC 29147; DSM 23370; LEV

16S rRNA gene: FJ792536 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Johnson JL, Holdeman LV. Bacteroides intermedius comb. nov. and descriptions of Bacteroides corporis sp. nov. and Bacteroides levii sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1983; 33:15-25.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Porphyromonas levii (Johnson and Holdeman 1983) Shah et al. 1995

Risk group: 2

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

Assigned by: Johnson JL, Holdeman LV. Bacteroides intermedius comb. nov. and descriptions of Bacteroides corporis sp. nov. and Bacteroides levii sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1983; 33:15-25.

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