Name: Weissella hellenica Collins et al. 1994

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: hel.le’ni.ca. Gr. adj. Hellenikos, Greek; N.L. fem. adj. hellenica, Greece, from where the bacterium was first isolated

Gender: feminine

Type strain: ATCC 51523; CCUG 33494; DSM 7378; IFO 15553; JCM 10103; LMG 15125; NBRC 15553; NCFB 2973; NCIMB 702973; strain LV346

16S rRNA gene: X95981 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Collins MD, Samelis J, Metaxopoulos J, Wallbanks S. Taxonomic studies on some leuconostoc-like organisms from fermented sausages: description of a new genus Weissella for the Leuconostoc paramesenteroides group of species. J Appl Bacteriol 1993; 75:595-603.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 49. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1994; 44:370-371.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Weissella Collins et al. 1994

Assigned by: Collins MD, Samelis J, Metaxopoulos J, Wallbanks S. Taxonomic studies on some leuconostoc-like organisms from fermented sausages: description of a new genus Weissella for the Leuconostoc paramesenteroides group of species. J Appl Bacteriol 1993; 75:595-603.

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Record number: 783092