Name: Brucella neotomae Stoenner and Lackman 1957 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. n. neotoma, Neotoma lepida generic name of the desert wood rat of the Western U.S.A (Thomas); N.L. gen. n. neotomae, of the desert wood rat, the host from which the organism was first isolated

Gender: feminine

Type strain: 5K33; ATCC 23459; NCTC 10084

16S rRNA gene: L26167 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Stoenner HG, Lackman DB. A new species of Brucella isolated from the desert wood rat, Neotoma lepida Thomas. Am J Vet Res 1957; 18:947-951.

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 under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Brucella melitensis (Hughes 1893) Meyer and Shaw 1920 (Approved Lists 1980)

Risk group: 3

Parent taxon: Brucella Meyer and Shaw 1920 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Stoenner HG, Lackman DB. A new species of Brucella isolated from the desert wood rat, Neotoma lepida Thomas. Am J Vet Res 1957; 18:947-951.

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Record number: 783565