Name: Capnocytophaga canimorsus Brenner et al. 1990

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: ca’nis ca.ni.mor’sus L. gen. masc./fem. n. canis, dog; L. morsus, a bite, biting; N.L. gen. n. canimorsus, of a dog bite

Gender: feminine

Type strains: 7120; ATCC 35979; CIP 103936; DSM 19204; NCTC 12242

16S rRNA gene: X97246 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Brenner DJ, Hollis DG, Fanning GR, Weaver RE. Capnocytophaga canimorsus sp. nov. (formerly CDC group DF-2), a cause of septicemia following dog bite, and C. cynodegmi sp. nov., a cause of localized wound infection following dog bite. J Clin Microbiol 1989; 27:231-235.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 32. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1990; 40:105-106.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Capnocytophaga Leadbetter et al. 1982

Assigned by: Brenner DJ, Hollis DG, Fanning GR, Weaver RE. Capnocytophaga canimorsus sp. nov. (formerly CDC group DF-2), a cause of septicemia following dog bite, and C. cynodegmi sp. nov., a cause of localized wound infection following dog bite. J Clin Microbiol 1989; 27:231-235.

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