Species Eikenella corrodens

Name: Eikenella corrodens (Eiken 1958) Jackson and Goodman 1972 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: "Bacteroides corrodens" Eiken 1958

Etymology: L. part. adj. corrodens, gnawing (colonies may appear to corrode the surface of the agar)

Gender: feminine

Type strains: ATCC 23834; CCUG 2138; CIP 70.75; DSM 8340; JCM 12952; LMG 15557; NCTC 10596

16S rRNA gene: AJ247212 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Jackson FL, Goodman YE. Transfer of the facultatively anaerobic organism Bacteroides corrodens Eiken to a new genus Eikenella. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1972; 22:73-77.

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: Eikenella Jackson and Goodman 1972 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Jackson FL, Goodman YE. Transfer of the facultatively anaerobic organism Bacteroides corrodens Eiken to a new genus Eikenella. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1972; 22:73-77.

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