Name: Ensifer xinjiangensis (Chen et al. 1988) Young 2003

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: Sinorhizobium xinjiangense corrig. Chen et al. 1988

Etymology: xin.jiang.en’sis. N.L. masc./fem. adj. xinjiangensis, pertaining to the suburbs of Xinjiang, China

Gender: masculine

Type strain: ATCC 49357; CCBAU 110; DSM 5852; HAMBI 1673; ICMP 11141; JCM 21035; LMG 17930; NBRC 100018

16S rRNA gene: MT758020 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: synonym

Correct name: Ensifer fredii (Scholla and Elkan 1984) Young 2003

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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