Name: Citrobacter amalonaticus (Young et al. 1971) Brenner and Farmer 1982

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: Levinea amalonatica Young et al. 1971 (Approved Lists 1980)

Etymology: Gr. pref. a, not; N.L. n. malonas -atis, malonate; L. masc. suff. -icus, suffix used with the sense of pertaining to; N.L. masc. adj. malonaticus, pertaining to malonate; N.L. masc. adj. amalonaticus, not pertaining to malonate (i.e., not able to utilize malonate)

Type strains: 9823; ATCC 25405; CCUG 4860; CIP 82.89; DSM 4593; JCM 1661; LMG 7873; NCTC 10805

16S rRNA gene accession number: KM515966

Effective publication: Farmer Iii JJ. The genus Citrobacter. In: Starr MP, et al. (eds), The procaryotes, a handbook on habitats, isolation, and identification of bacteria, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1981, p. 1140-1147.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 8. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1982; 32:266-268.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Citrobacter Werkman and Gillen 1932 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Farmer Iii JJ. The genus Citrobacter. In: Starr MP, et al. (eds), The procaryotes, a handbook on habitats, isolation, and identification of bacteria, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1981, p. 1140-1147.

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