Species Staphylococcus xylosus

Name: Staphylococcus xylosus Schleifer and Kloos 1975 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. xylosus, belonging to xylose

Type strains: ATCC 29971; CCUG 7324; CIP 81.66; DSM 20266; HAMBI 2057; JCM 2418; NCTC 11043; NRRL B-14776

16S rRNA gene accession number: D83374

Valid publication: Schleifer KH, Kloos WE. Isolation and characterization of staphylococci from human skin. I. Amended descriptions of Staphylococcus epidermidis and Staphylococcus saprophyticus and descriptions of three new species: Staphylococcus cohnii, Staphylococcus haemolyticus, and Staphylococcus xylosus. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1975; 25:50-61.

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

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Staphylococcus Rosenbach 1884 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Schleifer KH, Kloos WE. Isolation and characterization of staphylococci from human skin. I. Amended descriptions of Staphylococcus epidermidis and Staphylococcus saprophyticus and descriptions of three new species: Staphylococcus cohnii, Staphylococcus haemolyticus, and Staphylococcus xylosus. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1975; 25:50-61.

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