Species Corynebacterium nigricans

Name: Corynebacterium nigricans Shukla et al. 2004

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: ni’gri.cans L. neut. adj. nigricans, blackish, swarthy

Gender: neuter

Type strain: ATCC 700975; CCUG 48176; CIP 107346; CN-1; DSM 44827; JCM 12684

16S rRNA gene: AF220220 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Shukla SK, Bernard KA, Harney M, Frank DN, Reed KD. Corynebacterium nigricans sp. nov.: proposed name for a black-pigmented Corynebacterium species recovered from the human female urogenital tract. J Clin Microbiol 2003; 41:4353-4358.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Validation list no. 95. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:1-2.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Corynebacterium aurimucosum Yassin et al. 2002

Risk group: 2

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

Assigned by: Shukla SK, Bernard KA, Harney M, Frank DN, Reed KD. Corynebacterium nigricans sp. nov.: proposed name for a black-pigmented Corynebacterium species recovered from the human female urogenital tract. J Clin Microbiol 2003; 41:4353-4358.

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