Species Streptococcus cristatus

Name: Streptococcus cristatus corrig. Handley et al. 1991

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: L. masc. adj. cristatus, ornamented by a crest

Gender: masculine

Type strain: ATCC 51100; CCUG 33481; CIP 105954; CR311; DSM 8249; LMG 16320; NCTC 12479

16S rRNA gene: EU156757 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Handley P, Coykendall A, Beighton D, Hardie JM, Whiley RA. Streptococcus crista sp. nov., a viridans streptococcus with tufted fibrils, isolated from the human oral cavity and throat. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1991; 41:543-547.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 41, part 4 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1992; 42:192.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Streptococcus Rosenbach 1884 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Handley P, Coykendall A, Beighton D, Hardie JM, Whiley RA. Streptococcus crista sp. nov., a viridans streptococcus with tufted fibrils, isolated from the human oral cavity and throat. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1991; 41:543-547.

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