Name: Kingella negevensis El Houmami et al. 2017

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: ne.gev.en’sis N.L. masc./fem. adj. negevensis, referring to the Negev desert in southern Israel, the region where most strains of the species were isolated

Type strains: CCUG 69806; CSUR P957; Sch538

16S rRNA gene: LK985395 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: El Houmami N, Bakour S, Bzdrenga J, Rathored J, Seligmann H, Robert C, Armstrong N, Schrenzel J, Raoult D, Yagupsky P, et al. Isolation and characterization of Kingella negevensis sp. nov., a novel Kingella species detected in a healthy paediatric population. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:2370-2376.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 67, part 7 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:3689-3691.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2

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

Assigned by: El Houmami N, Bakour S, Bzdrenga J, Rathored J, Seligmann H, Robert C, Armstrong N, Schrenzel J, Raoult D, Yagupsky P, et al. Isolation and characterization of Kingella negevensis sp. nov., a novel Kingella species detected in a healthy paediatric population. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:2370-2376.

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