Species Streptococcus ferus

Name: Streptococcus ferus (ex Coykendall 1977) Coykendall 1983

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov., nom. rev.

Etymology: L. masc. adj. ferus, wild (referring to wild rats from which the organism was isolated)

Gender: masculine

Type strain: ATCC 33477; CCUG 34784; CCUG 34834; CIP 103225; DSM 20646; HAMBI 1522; LMG 16520; NCTC 12278; strain 8S1

16S rRNA gene: AJ420197 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Coykendall AL. Streptococcus sobrinus nom. rev. and Streptococcus ferus nom. rev.: habitat of these and other mutans streptococci. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1983; 33:883-885.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Streptococcus Rosenbach 1884 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Coykendall AL. Streptococcus sobrinus nom. rev. and Streptococcus ferus nom. rev.: habitat of these and other mutans streptococci. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1983; 33:883-885.

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