Name: Escherichia adecarboxylata Leclerc 1962 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: Gr. pref. a-, not; N.L. n. decarboxylum, removal of a molecule of carbon dioxide from an organic compound; from French n. decarboxyl; from French n. carboxyl; N.L. fem. adj. adecarboxylata, without decarboxylase activity, because it has negative reactions in lysine decarboxylase, ornithine decarboxylase and arginine dihydrolase, i.e., “triple decarboxylase negative”

Gender: feminine

Type strain: ATCC 23216; CIP 82.92; DSM 30081; DSM 5077; HAMBI 1696; JCM 1667; LMG 2803; NBRC 102595; NCTC 13032

16S rRNA gene: AB681872 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Leclerc H. [Biochemical study of pigmented Enterobacteriaceae]. Ann Inst Pasteur (Paris) 1962; 102:726-741.

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: synonym

Correct name: Leclercia adecarboxylata (Leclerc 1962) Tamura et al. 1987

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Escherichia Castellani and Chalmers 1919 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Leclerc H. [Biochemical study of pigmented Enterobacteriaceae]. Ann Inst Pasteur (Paris) 1962; 102:726-741.

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