Name: Klebsiella quasipneumoniae Brisse et al. 2014

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: qua.si.pneu.mo’ni.ae L. adv. quasi, almost like; N.L. fem. n. pneumonia, pneumonia, disease or inflammation of the lungs; N.L. gen. fem. n. quasipneumoniae, similar to pneumoniae, the specific epithet of K. pneumoniae

Gender: feminine

Type strains: 01A030; CIP 110771; DSM 28211; SB11

16S rRNA gene: HG933296 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Brisse S, Passet V, Grimont PA. Description of Klebsiella quasipneumoniae sp. nov., isolated from human infections, with two subspecies, Klebsiella quasipneumoniae subsp. quasipneumoniae subsp. nov. and Klebsiella quasipneumoniae subsp. similipneumoniae subsp. nov., and demonstration that Klebsiella singaporensis is a junior heterotypic synonym of Klebsiella variicola. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:3146-3152.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 64, part 9 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:3923-3925.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 2
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2
Total number of child taxa: 2

Parent taxon: Klebsiella Trevisan 1885 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Brisse S, Passet V, Grimont PA. Description of Klebsiella quasipneumoniae sp. nov., isolated from human infections, with two subspecies, Klebsiella quasipneumoniae subsp. quasipneumoniae subsp. nov. and Klebsiella quasipneumoniae subsp. similipneumoniae subsp. nov., and demonstration that Klebsiella singaporensis is a junior heterotypic synonym of Klebsiella variicola. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:3146-3152.

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