Name: Pasteuria thornei Starr and Sayre 1988

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. thornei, of Thorne, named after Gerald Thorne, a nematologist from the United States, who described and named this parasite of Pratylenchus as a protozoan parasite

Gender: feminine

Type strains: and ENDO (B.Y.): Comparison of Pasteuria penetrans from Meloidogyne incognita with a related mycelial and endospore-forming bacterial parasite from Pratylenchus brachyurus. Proc. Helminthol. Soc. Wash., 1988, 55, 28-49.; description (Pasteuria thornei has not been cultivated axenically. The type descriptive material consists of the descriptions and illustrations in the paper by Sayre et al. 1988: SAYRE (R.M.), STARR; , GOLDEN (A.M.), WERGIN; M.P.; W.P.

Effective publication: Starr MP, Sayre RM. Pasteuria thornei sp. nov. and Pasteuria penetrans sensu stricto Emend., mycelial and endospore-forming bacteria parasitic, respectively, on plantparasitic nematodes of the genera Pratylenchus and Meloidogyne. Ann. Inst. Pasteur 1988; 139:11-31.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 26. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1988; 38:328-329.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Pasteuria Metchnikoff 1888 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Starr MP, Sayre RM. Pasteuria thornei sp. nov. and Pasteuria penetrans sensu stricto Emend., mycelial and endospore-forming bacteria parasitic, respectively, on plantparasitic nematodes of the genera Pratylenchus and Meloidogyne. Ann. Inst. Pasteur 1988; 139:11-31.

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