Name: "Nitrosococcus watsonii" Campbell et al. 2011

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: wat’son.i.i N.L. gen. masc. n. watsonii, of Watson, referring to Kenneth Watson, a yeast biologist at the University of New England, Armidale, Australia, in whose honour the species is named

Gender: masculine

Type strains: C-113

16S rRNA gene: AF153343 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Campbell MA, Chain PS, Dang H, El Sheikh AF, Norton JM, Ward NL, Ward BB, Klotz MG. Nitrosococcus watsonii sp. nov., a new species of marine obligate ammonia-oxidizing bacteria that is not omnipresent in the world's oceans: calls to validate the names 'Nitrosococcus halophilus' and 'Nitrosomonas mobilis'. FEMS Microbiol Ecol 2011; 76:39-48.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Parent taxon: Nitrosococcus Winogradsky 1892 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Campbell MA, Chain PS, Dang H, El Sheikh AF, Norton JM, Ward NL, Ward BB, Klotz MG. Nitrosococcus watsonii sp. nov., a new species of marine obligate ammonia-oxidizing bacteria that is not omnipresent in the world's oceans: calls to validate the names 'Nitrosococcus halophilus' and 'Nitrosomonas mobilis'. FEMS Microbiol Ecol 2011; 76:39-48.

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