Name: "Moraxella kingii" Henriksen and Bøvre 1968

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. kingii, in honour of the late Miss Elizabeth O. King, who did the pioneer work on this species and who collected most of the existing strains

Gender: feminine

Type strains: ATCC 23330; CCUG 352; CIP 80.16; DSM 7536; NCTC 10529

16S rRNA gene: AJ247216 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Henriksen SD, Bovre K. Moraxella kingii sp.nov., a haemolytic, saccharolytic species of the genus Moraxella. J Gen Microbiol 1968; 51:377-385.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Correct name: Kingella kingae (Henriksen and Bøvre 1968) Henriksen and Bøvre 1976 (Approved Lists 1980)

Parent taxon: Moraxella Lwoff 1939 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Henriksen SD, Bovre K. Moraxella kingii sp.nov., a haemolytic, saccharolytic species of the genus Moraxella. J Gen Microbiol 1968; 51:377-385.

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