Species Sphingomonas leidyi

Name: Sphingomonas leidyi (Poindexter 1964) Chen et al. 2012

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: Caulobacter leidyia (sic) Poindexter 1964 (Approved Lists 1980)

Etymology: lei’dy.i N.L. gen. masc. n. leidyi, of Leidy, named for J. Leidy, who observed tufts of (bacterial) growth of fungi in insect guts in 1853

Gender: feminine

Type strains: ATCC 15260; CIP 106443; DSM 4733; VKM B-1368

16S rRNA gene: AB008391 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Chen H, Jogler M, Rohde M, Klenk HP, Busse HJ, Tindall BJ, Sproer C, Overmann J. Reclassification and emended description of Caulobacter leidyi as Sphingomonas leidyi comb. nov., and emendation of the genus Sphingomonas. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2012; 62:2835-2843.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 62, part 12 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2013; 63:799-800.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Sphingomonas Yabuuchi et al. 1990

Assigned by: Chen H, Jogler M, Rohde M, Klenk HP, Busse HJ, Tindall BJ, Sproer C, Overmann J. Reclassification and emended description of Caulobacter leidyi as Sphingomonas leidyi comb. nov., and emendation of the genus Sphingomonas. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2012; 62:2835-2843.

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