Name: Erwinia cacticida Alcorn et al. 1991

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: cac.ti.ci.da. L. masc. n. cactus, a prickly plant with edible stalks, a cactus; L. masc. n. suff. -cida, murderer, killer; from L. v. caedo, to cut or kill; N.L. masc. n. cacticida, a killer of cactus (nominative in apposition)

Gender: feminine

Type strain: 1-12; ATCC 49481; CFBP 3628; CIP 105191; DSM 21821; Dye EH-3; ICMP 11136; ICMP 1551-66; ICPB EC186; LMG 17936; NCPPB 3849

16S rRNA gene: MT759981 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Alcorn SM, Orum TV, Steigerwalt AG, Foster JL, Fogleman JC, Brenner DJ. Taxonomy and pathogenicity of Erwinia cacticida sp. nov. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1991; 41:197-212.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 41, part 2 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1991; 41:581.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Pectobacterium cacticida corrig. (Alcorn et al. 1991) Hauben et al. 1999

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Erwinia Winslow et al. 1920 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Alcorn SM, Orum TV, Steigerwalt AG, Foster JL, Fogleman JC, Brenner DJ. Taxonomy and pathogenicity of Erwinia cacticida sp. nov. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1991; 41:197-212.

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