Species Streptococcus pneumoniae

Name: Streptococcus pneumoniae (Klein 1884) Chester 1901 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: "Micrococcus pneumoniae" Klein 1884

Etymology: pneu.mo’ni.ae N.L. fem. n. pneumonia, disease of the lungs; N.L. fem. n. pneumonia, pneumonia; N.L. gen. fem. n. pneumoniae, of pneumonia

Gender: masculine

Type strains: ATCC 33400; CCUG 28588; CIP 102911; DSM 20566; LMG 14545; NBRC 102642; NCTC 7465

16S rRNA gene: AJ001247 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Chester FD. A Manual of Determinative Bacteriology. The MacMillan Co., New York, 1901.

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: 2

Parent taxon: Streptococcus Rosenbach 1884 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Chester FD. A Manual of Determinative Bacteriology. The MacMillan Co., New York, 1901.

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