Species Mycobacterium aquiterrae

Name: Mycobacterium aquiterrae Lee and Whang 2017

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: a.qui.ter’rae L. fem. n. aqua, water; L. fem. n. terra, earth or ground; N.L. gen. fem. n. aquiterrae, from/of groundwater

Type strains: KACC 17600; NBRC 109805; NCAIM B 02535; S-I-6

16S rRNA gene: FJ796421 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Lee JC, Whang KS. Mycobacterium aquiterrae sp. nov., a rapidly growing bacterium isolated from groundwater. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:4104-4110.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 67, part 10 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2018; 68:3-6.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Mycobacterium Lehmann and Neumann 1896 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Lee JC, Whang KS. Mycobacterium aquiterrae sp. nov., a rapidly growing bacterium isolated from groundwater. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:4104-4110.

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