Species Legionella tunisiensis

Name: Legionella tunisiensis Campocasso et al. 2012

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: tu.ni.si.en’sis N.L. masc./fem. adj. tunisiensis, of Tunisia, where the strain was isolated

Gender: feminine

Type strains: CSUR P145; DSM 24805; LegM

16S rRNA gene: JF779686 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Campocasso A, Boughalmi M, Fournous G, Raoult D, La Scola B. Legionella tunisiensis sp. nov. and Legionella massiliensis sp. nov., isolated from environmental water samples. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2012; 62:3003-3006.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 62, part 12 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2013; 63:799-800.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

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

Assigned by: Campocasso A, Boughalmi M, Fournous G, Raoult D, La Scola B. Legionella tunisiensis sp. nov. and Legionella massiliensis sp. nov., isolated from environmental water samples. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2012; 62:3003-3006.

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