Name: Kingella kingae (Henriksen and Bøvre 1968) Henriksen and Bøvre 1976 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: "Moraxella kingii" Henriksen and Bøvre 1968

Etymology: N.L. gen. fem. n. kingae, of King, named after Elizabeth O. King, an American bacteriologist

Type strains: ATCC 23330; CCUG 352; CIP 80.16; DSM 7536; NCTC 10529

16S rRNA gene: AJ247216 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Henriksen SD, Bøvre K. Transfer of Moraxella kingae Henriksen and Bøvre to the genus Kingella gen. nov. in the family Neisseriaceae. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1976; 26:447-450.

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: correct name

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Kingella Henriksen and Bøvre 1976 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Henriksen SD, Bøvre K. Transfer of Moraxella kingae Henriksen and Bøvre to the genus Kingella gen. nov. in the family Neisseriaceae. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1976; 26:447-450.

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