Name: Moritella viscosa (Lunder et al. 2000) Benediktsdóttir et al. 2000

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: Vibrio viscosus Lunder et al. 2000

Etymology: vis.co’sa L. fem. adj. viscosa, viscous, because of its thread-forming, adherent colonies

Gender: feminine

Type strains: ATCC BAA-105; DSM 25798; NCIMB 13584; NVI 88/478

16S rRNA gene: AJ132226 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Benediktsdottir E, Verdonck L, Sproer C, Helgason S, Swings J. Characterization of Vibrio viscosus and Vibrio wodanis isolated at different geographical locations: a proposal for reclassification of Vibrio viscosus as Moritella viscosa comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2000; 50:479-488.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 50, part 2 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2000; 50:951-953.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Moritella Urakawa et al. 1999

Assigned by: Benediktsdottir E, Verdonck L, Sproer C, Helgason S, Swings J. Characterization of Vibrio viscosus and Vibrio wodanis isolated at different geographical locations: a proposal for reclassification of Vibrio viscosus as Moritella viscosa comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2000; 50:479-488.

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