Species Staphylococcus saprophyticus

Name: Staphylococcus saprophyticus (Fairbrother 1940) Shaw et al. 1951 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Etymology: Gr. adj. sapros, putrid; Gr. neut. n. phyton, plant; L. masc. suff. -icus, suffix used with several meanings; N.L. masc. adj. saprophyticus, saprophytic, growing on dead tissues

Type strains: ATCC 15305; BCRC 10786; CCRC 10786; CCUG 3706; CIP 76.125; DSM 20229; IAM 12452; JCM 2427; LMG 13350; NBRC 102446; NCAIM B.01067; NCCB 73011; NCTC 7292; NRRL B-14751

16S rRNA gene accession number: D83371

Effective publication: Shaw C, Stitt JM, Cowan ST. Staphylococci and their classification. J Gen Microbiol 1951; 5:1010-1023.

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: 2
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2
Total number of child taxa: 2

Parent taxon: Staphylococcus Rosenbach 1884 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Shaw C, Stitt JM, Cowan ST. Staphylococci and their classification. J Gen Microbiol 1951; 5:1010-1023.

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