Species Legionella anisa

Name: Legionella anisa Gorman et al. 1985

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. anisa, unequal, referring to the fact that blue-white autofluorescence is exhibited by most, but not all, strains; from Gr. fem. adj. anisĂȘ

Type strains: ATCC 35292; CCUG 29665; CIP 103870; DSM 17627; JCM 7573; NCTC 11974; WA-316-C3

16S rRNA gene accession number: Z32635

Effective publication: Gorman GW, Feeley JC, Steigerwalt A, Edelstein PH, Moss CW, Brenner DJ. Legionella anisa: a new species of Legionella isolated from potable waters and a cooling tower. Appl Environ Microbiol 1985; 49:305-309.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 18. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1985; 35:375-376.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Legionella Brenner et al. 1979 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Gorman GW, Feeley JC, Steigerwalt A, Edelstein PH, Moss CW, Brenner DJ. Legionella anisa: a new species of Legionella isolated from potable waters and a cooling tower. Appl Environ Microbiol 1985; 49:305-309.

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