Species Legionella rowbothamii

Name: Legionella rowbothamii Adeleke et al. 2001

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: row.bo.tham’i.i N.L. gen. masc. n. rowbothamii, in honour of Timothy Rowbotham, who isolated the majority of known LLAP strains and has contributed significantly to our knowledge of LLAPs

Type strains: ATCC 700991; CCUG 43886; DSM 21678; LLAP-6

16S rRNA gene: X97359 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Adeleke AA, Fields BS, Benson RF, Daneshvar MI, Pruckler JM, Ratcliff RM, Harrison TG, Weyant RS, Birtles RJ, Raoult D, et al. Legionella drozanskii sp. nov., Legionella rowbothamii sp. nov. and Legionella fallonii sp. nov.: three unusual new Legionella species. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2001; 51:1151-1160.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 51, part 3 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2001; 51:1231-1233.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

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

Assigned by: Adeleke AA, Fields BS, Benson RF, Daneshvar MI, Pruckler JM, Ratcliff RM, Harrison TG, Weyant RS, Birtles RJ, Raoult D, et al. Legionella drozanskii sp. nov., Legionella rowbothamii sp. nov. and Legionella fallonii sp. nov.: three unusual new Legionella species. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2001; 51:1151-1160.

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