Species Mycobacterium vanbaalenii

Name: Mycobacterium vanbaalenii Khan et al. 2002

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: van.baa.len’i.i N.L. gen. masc. n. vanbaalenii, of Van Baalen, in memory of Dr Chase Van Baalen, late Professor at The University of Texas Marine Science Institute, Port Aransas Marine Laboratory, Port Aransas, TX, USA

Gender: neuter

Type strains: DSM 7251; JCM 13017; NRRL B-24157; strain PYR-1

16S rRNA gene: X84977 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Khan AA, Kim SJ, Paine DD, Cerniglia CE. Classification of a polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon-metabolizing bacterium, Mycobacterium sp. strain PYR-1, as Mycobacterium vanbaalenii sp. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:1997-2002.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 52, part 6 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2003; 53:375-376.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Mycobacterium austroafricanum Tsukamura et al. 1983

Risk group: 1

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

Assigned by: Khan AA, Kim SJ, Paine DD, Cerniglia CE. Classification of a polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon-metabolizing bacterium, Mycobacterium sp. strain PYR-1, as Mycobacterium vanbaalenii sp. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:1997-2002.

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