Name: Leifsonia rubra Reddy et al. 2003

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: ru’bra. L. fem. adj. rubra, reddish, referring to the reddish pigment that the bacterium produces

Gender: feminine

Type strain: CIP 107783; CMS 76r; DSM 15304; DSM 21193; JCM 12471; MTCC 4210

16S rRNA gene: AJ438585 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Reddy GS, Prakash JS, Srinivas R, Matsumoto GI, Shivaji S. Leifsonia rubra sp. nov. and Leifsonia aurea sp. nov., psychrophiles from a pond in Antarctica. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2003; 53:977-984.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 53, part 4 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2003; 53:1703-1705.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Leifsonia Evtushenko et al. 2000

Assigned by: Reddy GS, Prakash JS, Srinivas R, Matsumoto GI, Shivaji S. Leifsonia rubra sp. nov. and Leifsonia aurea sp. nov., psychrophiles from a pond in Antarctica. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2003; 53:977-984.

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