Name: Yersinia entomophaga Hurst et al. 2011

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: en.to.mo.pha’ga Gr. part. adj. entomon, cut up, segmented (animal) (used to refer to an insect); N.L. fem. n. phaga; from Gr. masc. n. phagos, eater (voracious); N.L. fem. adj. entomophaga, insect eater

Gender: feminine

Type strain: ATCC BAA-1678; DSM 22339; MH-1; MH96

16S rRNA gene: DQ400782 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Hurst MR, Becher SA, Young SD, Nelson TL, Glare TR. Yersinia entomophaga sp. nov., isolated from the New Zealand grass grub Costelytra zealandica. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2011; 61:844-849.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 61, part 4 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2011; 61:1502-1503.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Yersinia van Loghem 1944 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Hurst MR, Becher SA, Young SD, Nelson TL, Glare TR. Yersinia entomophaga sp. nov., isolated from the New Zealand grass grub Costelytra zealandica. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2011; 61:844-849.

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