Species Corynebacterium belfantii

Name: Corynebacterium belfantii Dazas et al. 2018

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: bel.fan’ti.i N.L. gen. masc. n. belfantii, of Belfanti, author of the first description of Corynebacterium isolates from ozaena, after whom the name of the corresponding biovar Belfanti of C. diphtheriae was given

Gender: neuter

Type strain: CIP 111412; DSM 105776; FRC0043

16S rRNA gene: LT960553 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Dazas M, Badell E, Carmi-Leroy A, Criscuolo A, Brisse S. Taxonomic status of Corynebacterium diphtheriae biovar Belfanti and proposal of Corynebacterium belfantii sp. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2018; 68:3826-3831.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 68, part 12 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2019; 69:600-601.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Parent taxon: Corynebacterium Lehmann and Neumann 1896 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Dazas M, Badell E, Carmi-Leroy A, Criscuolo A, Brisse S. Taxonomic status of Corynebacterium diphtheriae biovar Belfanti and proposal of Corynebacterium belfantii sp. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2018; 68:3826-3831.

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