Name: Haemophilus equigenitalis Taylor et al. 1983

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: L. masc. n. equus, horse; L. adj. genitalis -is -e, of or belonging to generation or birth, genital; N.L. masc. adj. equigenitalis, pertaining to horse genitalia

Gender: masculine

Type strain: ATCC 35865; CCUG 10786; CIP 79.07; DSM 10668; LMG 6222; NCTC 11184; Strain 61717/77

16S rRNA gene: AF408197 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Taylor CE, Rosenthal RO, Brown DF, Lapage SP, Hill LR, Legros RM. The causative organism of contagious equine metritis 1977: proposal for a new species to be known as Haemophilus equigenitalis. Equine Vet J 1978; 10:136-144.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 10. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1983; 33:438-440.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Taylorella equigenitalis (Taylor et al. 1983) Sugimoto et al. 1984

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Haemophilus Winslow et al. 1917 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Taylor CE, Rosenthal RO, Brown DF, Lapage SP, Hill LR, Legros RM. The causative organism of contagious equine metritis 1977: proposal for a new species to be known as Haemophilus equigenitalis. Equine Vet J 1978; 10:136-144.

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