Name: Streptococcus salivarius Andrewes and Horder 1906 (Approved Lists 1980)
Etymology: sa.li.va’ri.us. L. masc. adj. salivarius, slimy, salivary
Type strain: ATCC 7073; CCUG 11878; CCUG 17825; CCUG 50207; CIP 102503; DSM 20560; HAMBI 1716; JCM 5707; LMG 11489; NCDO 1779; NCFB 1779; NCIMB 701779; NCTC 8618
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Effective publication: Andrewes FW, Horder TJ. A study of the streptococci pathogenic for man. Lancet 1906; 2:708-713.
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 under the ICNP
Taxonomic status: correct name
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2
Total number of child taxa: 2
|Name||Nomenclatural status||Taxonomic status|
|Streptococcus salivarius subsp. thermophilus (Orla-Jensen 1919) Farrow and Collins 1984||validly published under the ICNP||synonym|
|Streptococcus salivarius subsp. salivarius (Andrewes and Horder 1906) Farrow and Collins 1984||validly published under the ICNP||synonym of its species (division into subspecies abandoned)|
Parent taxon: Streptococcus Rosenbach 1884 (Approved Lists 1980)
Assigned by: Andrewes FW, Horder TJ. A study of the streptococci pathogenic for man. Lancet 1906; 2:708-713.
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