Name: Ensifer meliloti (Dangeard 1926) Young 2003

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: Rhizobium meliloti Dangeard 1926 (Approved Lists 1980)

Etymology: N.L. masc. n. Melilotus, generic name of sweet clover; N.L. gen. masc. n. meliloti, of Melilotus

Gender: masculine

Type strain: ATCC 9930; CCUG 27879; CFBP 5561; DSM 30135; HAMBI 2148; ICMP 12623; IFO 14782; JCM 20682; LMG 6133; NBRC 14782; NCAIM B.01520; NRRL L-45; NZP 4027; USDA 1002

16S rRNA gene: AB680662 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Young JM. The genus name Ensifer Casida 1982 takes priority over Sinorhizobium Chen et al. 1988, and Sinorhizobium morelense Wang et al. 2002 is a later synonym of Ensifer adhaerens Casida 1982. Is the combination "Sinorhizobium adhaerens" (Casida 1982) Willems et al. 2003 legitimate? Request for an Opinion. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2003; 53:2107-2110.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 53, part 6 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:309-311.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Ensifer Casida 1982

Assigned by: Young JM. The genus name Ensifer Casida 1982 takes priority over Sinorhizobium Chen et al. 1988, and Sinorhizobium morelense Wang et al. 2002 is a later synonym of Ensifer adhaerens Casida 1982. Is the combination "Sinorhizobium adhaerens" (Casida 1982) Willems et al. 2003 legitimate? Request for an Opinion. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2003; 53:2107-2110.

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