Species Pfennigia purpurea

Name: Pfennigia purpurea (Eichler and Pfennig 1989) Tindall 1999

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: Amoebobacter purpureus Eichler and Pfennig 1989

Etymology: pur.pu’re.a L. fem. adj. purpurea, purple or purple-red

Gender: feminine

Type strains: ATCC 49210; BN 4450; DSM 4197; Schleinsee; Strain ThScb 12; strain ThSch 12

16S rRNA gene: Y12366 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Tindall BJ. Taxonomic note: transfer of Amoebobacter purpureus to the genus Pfennigia gen. nov. as Pfennigia purpurea comb. nov., on the basis of the illegitimate proposal to make Amoebobacter purpureus the type species of the genus Amoebobacter. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1999; 49:1307-1308.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 49, part 3 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1999; 49:1327-1328.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Lamprocystis purpurea (Eichler and Pfennig 1989) Imhoff 2001

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Pfennigia Tindall 1999

Assigned by: Tindall BJ. Taxonomic note: transfer of Amoebobacter purpureus to the genus Pfennigia gen. nov. as Pfennigia purpurea comb. nov., on the basis of the illegitimate proposal to make Amoebobacter purpureus the type species of the genus Amoebobacter. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1999; 49:1307-1308.

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