Name: Moraxella anatipestifer (Hendrickson and Hilbert 1932) Bruner and Fabricant 1954 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Etymology: L. n. anas -atis, duck; L. masc. adj. pestifer, that brings destruction, noxious, pernicious; N.L. n. anatipestifer, one who brings destruction of ducks

Type strains: ATCC 11845; CCUG 14215; CCUG 21370; CIP 82.28; DSM 15868; JCM 9532; LMG 11054; LMG 11606; MCCM 568; NCTC 11014

16S rRNA gene: U60101 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Bruner DW, Fabricant J. A strain of Moraxella anatipestifer (Pfeifferella anatipestifer) isolated from ducks. Cornell Vet 1954; 44:461-464.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Riemerella anatipestifer (Hendrickson and Hilbert 1932) Segers et al. 1993

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Moraxella Lwoff 1939 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Bruner DW, Fabricant J. A strain of Moraxella anatipestifer (Pfeifferella anatipestifer) isolated from ducks. Cornell Vet 1954; 44:461-464.

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