Name: Klebsiella alba Xu et al. 2015

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: al’ba L. fem. adj. alba, white, the color of colonies

Gender: feminine

Type strains: CCTCC AB 206144; CW-D 3; DSM 100662; KCTC 12878; LMG 24441

16S rRNA gene: EF154517 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Xu J, Li W, Chen X, Zhou Y. Klebsiella alba sp. nov., a novel pesticide-tolerant bacterium from a heavily polluted environment. J Gen Appl Microbiol 2010; 56:241-247.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Validation list no. 166. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2015; 65:3763-3767.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Klebsiella quasipneumoniae subsp. similipneumoniae Brisse et al. 2014

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Klebsiella Trevisan 1885 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Xu J, Li W, Chen X, Zhou Y. Klebsiella alba sp. nov., a novel pesticide-tolerant bacterium from a heavily polluted environment. J Gen Appl Microbiol 2010; 56:241-247.

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