Species Streptococcus sobrinus

Name: Streptococcus sobrinus (ex Coykendall 1974) Coykendall 1983

Category: Species

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

Etymology: so.bri’nus L. masc. n. sobrinus, a cousin-german, cousin by the mother's side (referring to the “distant relationship” between this species and Streptococcus mutans)

Gender: masculine

Type strain: ATCC 33478; CCUG 25735; CIP 103230; DSM 20742; HAMBI 1516; LMG 14641; NCTC 12279; SL1

16S rRNA gene: X58307 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: 2

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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