Name: Pasteurella testudinis Snipes and Biberstein 1982

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: tes.tu’di.nis L. fem. n. testudo (gen. testudinis), tortoise; L. gen. fem. n. testudinis, of the tortoise

Gender: feminine

Type strain: ATCC 33688; CCUG 19802; CIP 82.117; DSM 23072; NCTC 12150; UCD 90-23-79n

16S rRNA gene: L06090 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Snipes KP, Biberstein EL. Pasteurella testudinis sp. nov.: a parasite of desert tortoises (Gopherus agassizi). Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1982; 32:201-210.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Pasteurella Trevisan 1887 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Snipes KP, Biberstein EL. Pasteurella testudinis sp. nov.: a parasite of desert tortoises (Gopherus agassizi). Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1982; 32:201-210.

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