Name: Neisseria macacae Vedros et al. 1983

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: ma.ca’cae N.L. gen. n. macacae, of a monkey, referring to the source of the isolate (isolated from the oropharynges of rhesus monkeys); from Portuguese n. macaco, female monkey; from N.L. n. Macaca, the generic name of macaques

Gender: feminine

Type strain: ATCC 33926; CIP 103346; DSM 19175; M-740

16S rRNA gene: AJ247243 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Vedros NA, Hoke C, Chun P. Neisseria macacae sp. nov., a new Neisseria species isolated from the oropharynges of rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta). Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1983; 33:515-520.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Neisseria Trevisan 1885 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Vedros NA, Hoke C, Chun P. Neisseria macacae sp. nov., a new Neisseria species isolated from the oropharynges of rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta). Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1983; 33:515-520.

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