Name: Leucobacter weissii Schumann and Pukall 2017

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: weis’sii N.L. gen. masc. n. weissii, of Weiss, in honor of Norbert Weiss, a former curator at DSMZ who contributed significantly to our insight into peptidoglycan structures

Gender: masculine

Type strains: CCM 8762; DSM 20621; S27

16S rRNA gene: LT844632 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Schumann P, Pukall R. Leucobacter weissii sp. nov., an isolate from activated sludge once described as first representative of the peptidoglycan variation B2delta, and emended description of the genus Leucobacter. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:5244-5251.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 67, part 12 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2018; 68:695-697.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Leucobacter Takeuchi et al. 1996

Assigned by: Schumann P, Pukall R. Leucobacter weissii sp. nov., an isolate from activated sludge once described as first representative of the peptidoglycan variation B2delta, and emended description of the genus Leucobacter. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:5244-5251.

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