Name: Edwardsiella tarda Ewing and McWhorter 1965 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: L. fem. adj. tarda, slow (intended meaning was “inactive,” referring to the fermentation on only a few carbohydrates compared to many other Enterobacteriaceae)

Gender: feminine

Type strain: ATCC 15947; CCUG 1638; CIP 78.61; DSM 13696; DSM 30052; JCM 1656; LMG 2793; NCCB 73021; NCTC 10396

16S rRNA gene: AB050827 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Ewing WH, McWhorter AC, Escobar MR, Lubin AH. Edwardsiella, a new genus of Enterobacteriaceae based on a new species, E. tarda. International Bulletin of Bacteriological Nomenclature and Taxonomy 1965; 15:33-38.

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: Edwardsiella Ewing and McWhorter 1965 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Ewing WH, McWhorter AC, Escobar MR, Lubin AH. Edwardsiella, a new genus of Enterobacteriaceae based on a new species, E. tarda. International Bulletin of Bacteriological Nomenclature and Taxonomy 1965; 15:33-38.

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Record number: 775882