Species Corynebacterium rouxii

Name: Corynebacterium rouxii Badell et al. 2020

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: rou’xi.i N.L. gen. masc. n. rouxii, of Roux, a French scientist and former director of Institut Pasteur who made critical contributions to diphtheria toxin discovery and antitoxin treatment

Gender: neuter

Type strain: CIP 111752; DSM 110354; FRC0190

16S rRNA gene: MN535983 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Badell E, Hennart M, Rodrigues C, Passet V, Dazas M, Panunzi L, Bouchez V, Carmi-Leroy A, Toubiana J, Brisse S. Corynebacterium rouxii sp. nov., a novel member of the diphtheriae species complex. Res Microbiol 2020; 171:122-127.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Validation list no. 195. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:4844-4847.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

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

Assigned by: Badell E, Hennart M, Rodrigues C, Passet V, Dazas M, Panunzi L, Bouchez V, Carmi-Leroy A, Toubiana J, Brisse S. Corynebacterium rouxii sp. nov., a novel member of the diphtheriae species complex. Res Microbiol 2020; 171:122-127.

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