Name: Brucella pituitosa (Huber et al. 2010) Hördt et al. 2020

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: Ochrobactrum pituitosum Huber et al. 2010

Etymology: pi.tu.i.to’sa L. fem. adj. pituitosa, full of phlegm, pituilous, intended to mean slimy, referring to the consistency of the colonies after extended incubation

Gender: feminine

Type strain: CCUG 50899; DSM 22207

16S rRNA gene: AM490609 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Hordt A, Lopez MG, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Schleuning M, Weinhold LM, Tindall BJ, Gronow S, Kyrpides NC, Woyke T, Goker M. Analysis of 1,000+ Type-Strain Genomes Substantially Improves Taxonomic Classification of Alphaproteobacteria. Front Microbiol 2020; 11:468.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Validation list no. 194. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:4043-4049.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

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

Assigned by: Hordt A, Lopez MG, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Schleuning M, Weinhold LM, Tindall BJ, Gronow S, Kyrpides NC, Woyke T, Goker M. Analysis of 1,000+ Type-Strain Genomes Substantially Improves Taxonomic Classification of Alphaproteobacteria. Front Microbiol 2020; 11:468.

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Record number: 11087