Name: "Escherichia whittamii" Gilroy et al. 2021

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: whit.tam’i.i. N.L. gen. masc. n. whittamii, named in honour of American microbiologist Thomas S. Whittam

Gender: feminine

Type strain: DSMZ Sa2BVA5; NCTC Sa2BVA5; Sa2BVA5

Original publication: Gilroy R, Ravi A, Getino M, Pursley I, Horton DL, Alikhan NF, Baker D, Gharbi K, Hall N, Watson M, et al. Extensive microbial diversity within the chicken gut microbiome revealed by metagenomics and culture. PeerJ 2021; 9:e10941.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

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

Assigned by: Gilroy R, Ravi A, Getino M, Pursley I, Horton DL, Alikhan NF, Baker D, Gharbi K, Hall N, Watson M, et al. Extensive microbial diversity within the chicken gut microbiome revealed by metagenomics and culture. PeerJ 2021; 9:e10941.

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Record number: 20485