Species Legionella waltersii

Name: Legionella waltersii Benson et al. 1996

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. waltersii, of Walters, to honor R.P. Walters, who isolated the organism

Type strains: 2074-AUS-E; ATCC 51914; CCUG 44924; CIP 104965; DSM 21908

16S rRNA gene accession number: AF122886

Valid publication: Benson RF, Thacker WL, Daneshvar MI, Brenner DJ. Legionella waltersii sp. nov. and an unnamed Legionella genomospecies isolated from water in Australia. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1996; 46:631-634.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

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

Assigned by: Benson RF, Thacker WL, Daneshvar MI, Brenner DJ. Legionella waltersii sp. nov. and an unnamed Legionella genomospecies isolated from water in Australia. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1996; 46:631-634.

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