Name: Kingella potus Lawson et al. 2005

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: po.tus L. gen. masc. n. potus, of the drink or drinking, pertaining to Potus flavus, the generic name of the South American kinkajou, the animal from which the organism originated

Type strains: 3/SID/1128; CCUG 49773; DSM 18304; NCTC 13336

16S rRNA gene: AJ629192 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Lawson PA, Malnick H, Collins MD, Shah JJ, Chattaway MA, Bendall R, Hartley JW. Description of Kingella potus sp. nov., an organism isolated from a wound caused by an animal bite. J Clin Microbiol 2005; 43:3526-3529.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Validation list no. 105. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2005; 55:1743-1745.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

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

Assigned by: Lawson PA, Malnick H, Collins MD, Shah JJ, Chattaway MA, Bendall R, Hartley JW. Description of Kingella potus sp. nov., an organism isolated from a wound caused by an animal bite. J Clin Microbiol 2005; 43:3526-3529.

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