Species Mycobacterium europaeum

Name: Mycobacterium europaeum Tortoli et al. 2011

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: L. neut. adj. europaeum, of or pertaining to Europe, as the first five known strains were isolated in four European countries

Gender: neuter

Type strains: CCUG 58464; DSM 45397; FI-95228

16S rRNA gene: HM022196 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Tortoli E, Bottger EC, Fabio A, Falsen E, Gitti Z, Grottola A, Klenk HP, Mannino R, Mariottini A, Messino M, et al. Mycobacterium europaeum sp. nov., a scotochromogenic species related to the Mycobacterium simiae complex. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2011; 61:1606-1611.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 61, part 7 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2011; 61:2331-2332.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

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

Assigned by: Tortoli E, Bottger EC, Fabio A, Falsen E, Gitti Z, Grottola A, Klenk HP, Mannino R, Mariottini A, Messino M, et al. Mycobacterium europaeum sp. nov., a scotochromogenic species related to the Mycobacterium simiae complex. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2011; 61:1606-1611.

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