Species Mesorhizobium opportunistum

Name: Mesorhizobium opportunistum Nandasena et al. 2009

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. neut. adj. opportunistum, opportunistic, after the opportunistic behaviour of the organism in obtaining symbiotic genes from other root-nodule bacteria and its ability to nodulate a broad range of legume hosts; from L. masc. adj. opportunus, opportune, advantageous, serviceable, useful

Gender: neuter

Type strains: DSM 28868; HAMBI 3007; LMG 24607; WSM2075

16S rRNA gene: AY601515 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Nandasena KG, O'Hara GW, Tiwari RP, Willems A, Howieson JG. Mesorhizobium australicum sp. nov. and Mesorhizobium opportunistum sp. nov., isolated from Biserrula pelecinus L. in Australia. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2009; 59:2140-2147.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 59, part 9 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2009; 59:2921-2922.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Mesorhizobium Jarvis et al. 1997

Assigned by: Nandasena KG, O'Hara GW, Tiwari RP, Willems A, Howieson JG. Mesorhizobium australicum sp. nov. and Mesorhizobium opportunistum sp. nov., isolated from Biserrula pelecinus L. in Australia. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2009; 59:2140-2147.

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