Name: Citrobacter freundii (Braak 1928) Werkman and Gillen 1932 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. freundii, of Freund, named after A. Freund, the bacteriologist who first observed that trimethylene glycol was a product of fermentation

Gender: masculine

Type strains: ATCC 8090; CCUG 418; CIP 57.32; DSM 30039; HAMBI 1695; IFO 12681; JCM 1657; LMG 3246; NBRC 12681; NCAIM B.01468; NCTC 9750; NRRL B-2643

16S rRNA gene: FJ971857 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Werkman CH, Gillen GF. Bacteria Producing Trimethylene Glycol. J Bacteriol 1932; 23:167-182.

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: correct name

Risk group: 2

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

Assigned by: Werkman CH, Gillen GF. Bacteria Producing Trimethylene Glycol. J Bacteriol 1932; 23:167-182.

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