Species Mycobacterium chelonae

Name: Mycobacterium chelonae corrig. Bergey et al. 1923 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: che.lo’nae Gr. n. khelone, a tortoise; N.L. gen. n. chelonae, of a tortoise

Gender: neuter

Type strains: ATCC 35752; CCUG 47445; CIP 104535; CM 6388; DSM 43804; JCM 6388; NCTC 946

16S rRNA gene: AF547909 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Bergey DH, Harrison FC, Breed RS, Hammer BW, Huntoon FM. Bergey’s Manual of Determinative Bacteriology, 1st ed. The Williams and Wilkins Co., Baltimore, 1923.

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

Risk group: 2

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 3
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 5
Total number of child taxa: 5

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

Assigned by: Bergey DH, Harrison FC, Breed RS, Hammer BW, Huntoon FM. Bergey’s Manual of Determinative Bacteriology, 1st ed. The Williams and Wilkins Co., Baltimore, 1923.

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