Name: Enterobacter taylorae Farmer et al. 1985

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. gen. n. taylorae, of Taylor, named after Welton Taylor, an American clinical microbiologist who has also made many contributions to our knowledge of the family Enterobacteriaceae, particularly the development of XLD agar and the isolation of Shigella and other bacterial pathogens from feces

Gender: masculine

Type strains: ATCC 35317; CCUG 18765; CCUG 25589; CDC 2126-81; JCM 3943; NCTC 12126

16S rRNA gene: LC420099 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Farmer JJ, Fanning GR, Davis BR, O'Hara CM, Riddle C, Hickman-Brenner FW, Asbury MA, Lowery VA, Brenner DJ. Escherichia fergusonii and Enterobacter taylorae, two new species of Enterobacteriaceae isolated from clinical specimens. J Clin Microbiol 1985; 21:77-81.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 17. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1985; 35:223-225.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Enterobacter cancerogenus (Urosevic 1966) Dickey and Zumoff 1988

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Enterobacter Hormaeche and Edwards 1960 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Farmer JJ, Fanning GR, Davis BR, O'Hara CM, Riddle C, Hickman-Brenner FW, Asbury MA, Lowery VA, Brenner DJ. Escherichia fergusonii and Enterobacter taylorae, two new species of Enterobacteriaceae isolated from clinical specimens. J Clin Microbiol 1985; 21:77-81.

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