Species Caseobacter polymorphus

Name: Caseobacter polymorphus Crombach 1978 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: po.ly.mor’phus N.L. masc. adj. polymorphus, having many shapes, multiform; from Gr. adj. polumorphos -on

Gender: masculine

Type strain: ATCC 33010; DSM 20536; HAMBI 2051; JCM 1377; LMD AC 256

16S rRNA gene: AJ222816 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Crombach WHJ. Caseobacter polymorphus gen. nov., sp. nov., a coryne-form bacterium from cheese. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1978; 28:354-366.

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: Corynebacterium variabile corrig. (Müller 1961) Collins 1987

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Caseobacter Crombach 1978 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Crombach WHJ. Caseobacter polymorphus gen. nov., sp. nov., a coryne-form bacterium from cheese. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1978; 28:354-366.

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