Name: Pasteurella multocida (Lehmann and Neumann 1899) Rosenbusch and Merchant 1939 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: "Bacterium multocidum" Lehmann and Neumann 1899

Etymology: L. masc. adj. multus, many; L. v. caedo, to cut or kill; N.L. fem. adj. multocida, many killing, i.e., pathogenic for many species of animals

Gender: feminine

Type strain: ATCC 43137; CCUG 17976 A; CCUG 43504; CIP 103286; DSM 16031; LMG 2851; NCTC 10322

16S rRNA gene: AF294410 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Rosenbusch CT, Merchant IA. A Study of the Hemorrhagic Septicemia Pasteurellae. J Bacteriol 1939; 37:69-89.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

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

Parent taxon: Pasteurella Trevisan 1887 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Rosenbusch CT, Merchant IA. A Study of the Hemorrhagic Septicemia Pasteurellae. J Bacteriol 1939; 37:69-89.

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