Name: Moraxella caviae (Pelczar 1953) Henriksen and Bøvre 1968 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: Neisseria caviae Pelczar 1953 (Approved Lists 1980)

Etymology: N.L. n. Cavia, generic name of the guinea pig; N.L. gen. n. caviae, of Cavia

Type strains: ATCC 14659; CCUG 2132; CCUG 355; DSM 23336; G P 11; NCTC 10293

16S rRNA gene: AJ247220 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Henriksen SD, Bovre K. The taxonomy of the genera Moraxella and Neisseria. J Gen Microbiol 1968; 51:387-392.

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: correct name

Parent taxon: Moraxella Lwoff 1939 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Henriksen SD, Bovre K. The taxonomy of the genera Moraxella and Neisseria. J Gen Microbiol 1968; 51:387-392.

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