Name: Citrobacter farmeri Brenner et al. 1993

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: far’mer.i N.L. gen. masc. n. farmeri, to honor John J. Farmer III, an American microbiologist, who recognized and biochemically defined C. amalonaticus biogroup 1 and who has made many substantial contributions to the recognition and classification of new species and genera in the Enterobacteriaceae and other families

Gender: masculine

Type strain: ATCC 51112; CCUG 30798; CDC 2991-81; CIP 104553; DSM 17655

16S rRNA gene: AF025371 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Brenner DJ, Grimont PA, Steigerwalt AG, Fanning GR, Ageron E, Riddle CF. Classification of citrobacteria by DNA hybridization: designation of Citrobacter farmeri sp. nov., Citrobacter youngae sp. nov., Citrobacter braakii sp. nov., Citrobacter werkmanii sp. nov., Citrobacter sedlakii sp. nov., and three unnamed Citrobacter genomospecies. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1993; 43:645-658.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 43, part 4 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1994; 44:184.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2

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

Assigned by: Brenner DJ, Grimont PA, Steigerwalt AG, Fanning GR, Ageron E, Riddle CF. Classification of citrobacteria by DNA hybridization: designation of Citrobacter farmeri sp. nov., Citrobacter youngae sp. nov., Citrobacter braakii sp. nov., Citrobacter werkmanii sp. nov., Citrobacter sedlakii sp. nov., and three unnamed Citrobacter genomospecies. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1993; 43:645-658.

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