Species Lactobacillus mellifer

Name: Lactobacillus mellifer Olofsson et al. 2014

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: mel’li.fer L. adj. mellifer -fera -ferum, honey-bearing, honey-producing; L. masc. adj. mellifer, intended to mean isolated from the honeybee A. mellifera

Gender: masculine

Type strain: 5DSM 26254T 5CCUG 63291; Bin4N; CCUG 63291; DSM 26254

16S rRNA gene: JX099543 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Olofsson TC, Alsterfjord M, Nilson B, Butler E, Vasquez A. Lactobacillus apinorum sp. nov., Lactobacillus mellifer sp. nov., Lactobacillus mellis sp. nov., Lactobacillus melliventris sp. nov., Lactobacillus kimbladii sp. nov., Lactobacillus helsingborgensis sp. nov. and Lactobacillus kullabergensis sp. nov., isolated from the honey stomach of the honeybee Apis mellifera. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:3109-3119.

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: synonym

Correct name: Bombilactobacillus mellifer (Olofsson et al. 2014) Zheng et al. 2020

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Lactobacillus Beijerinck 1901 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Olofsson TC, Alsterfjord M, Nilson B, Butler E, Vasquez A. Lactobacillus apinorum sp. nov., Lactobacillus mellifer sp. nov., Lactobacillus mellis sp. nov., Lactobacillus melliventris sp. nov., Lactobacillus kimbladii sp. nov., Lactobacillus helsingborgensis sp. nov. and Lactobacillus kullabergensis sp. nov., isolated from the honey stomach of the honeybee Apis mellifera. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:3109-3119.

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