Name: Kurthia sibirica Belikova et al. 1988

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. sibirica, pertaining to Siberia (region in northwestern Asia, the name said to come from Sibir, ancient Tatar fortress at the confluence of the rivers Tobol and Irtysh) where it was found in a mammoth from which the bacteria were isolated

Type strains: 13-22; ATCC 49154; CCM 3477; CIP 103418; DSM 4747; JCM 8563; LMG 17317; NBRC 101530; VKM B-1549

16S rRNA gene: AB271741 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Belikova VA, Cherevach NV, Kalakoutskii LV. Kurthia sibirica, a new bacterial species of the Kurthia genus. Mikrobiologiya 1986; 55:831-836.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 25. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1988; 38:220-222.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Kurthia Trevisan 1885 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Belikova VA, Cherevach NV, Kalakoutskii LV. Kurthia sibirica, a new bacterial species of the Kurthia genus. Mikrobiologiya 1986; 55:831-836.

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