Name: Mycobacteroides abscessus (Moore and Frerichs 1953) Gupta et al. 2018

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: "Mycobacterium abscessus" Moore and Frerichs 1953

Etymology: abs.ces’sus L. gen. n. abscessus, of an abscess, referring to the ability of the organism to form abscesses

Gender: neuter

Type strains: ATCC 19977; CCUG 20993; CIP 104536; DSM 43491; DSM 44196; JCM 13569; L948; NCTC 13031; strain Hauduroy L948; TMC 1543

16S rRNA gene: AF547892 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Gupta RS, Lo B, Son J. Phylogenomics and Comparative Genomic Studies Robustly Support Division of the Genus Mycobacterium into an Emended Genus Mycobacterium and Four Novel Genera. Front Microbiol 2018; 9:67.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Validation list no. 181. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2018; 68:1411-1417.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Mycobacterium abscessus (Moore and Frerichs 1953) Kusunoki and Ezaki 1992

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 3
Total number of child taxa: 3

Parent taxon: Mycobacteroides Gupta et al. 2018

Assigned by: Gupta RS, Lo B, Son J. Phylogenomics and Comparative Genomic Studies Robustly Support Division of the Genus Mycobacterium into an Emended Genus Mycobacterium and Four Novel Genera. Front Microbiol 2018; 9:67.

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