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Conserved names of prokaryotic taxa

(Conserved names of bacterial taxa, Nomina taxorum conservanda)

See also the file Rejected names of prokaryotic taxa.

Introduction

Notes:

Conserved names of bacterial taxa are provided below under three lists.
1 Conserved family names.
2 Conserved names of genera of prokaryotes.
3 Conserved specific epithets in names of species of prokaryotes.

 

Conserved family names - (Nomina familarum conservanda)

Enterobacteriaceae Rhan 1937 (type genus: Escherichia Castellani and Chalmers 1919)
Opinion 15 (International Bulletin of Bacteriological Nomenclature and Taxonomy, 1958, 8, 73-74).

 

Conserved names of genera of prokaryotes - (Conserved names of genera of bacteria, Nomina generum bacteriorum conservanda)

Aeromonas Stanier 1943
Opinion 48 (International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology, 1973, 23, 473-474).

Agrobacterium Conn 1942
Opinion 33 (International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology, 1970, 20, 10).

Arthrobacter Conn and Dimmick 1947
Opinion 24 (International Bulletin of Bacteriological Nomenclature and Taxonomy, 1958, 8, 171-172).

Bacillus Cohn 1872
Opinion A (Journal of Bacteriology, 1937, 33, 445-447; and International Code of Nomenclature of Bacteria and Viruses, 1958, p. 148).

Beggiatoa Trevisan 1842
Opinion 13 (International Bulletin of Bacteriological Nomenclature and Taxonomy, 1954, 4, 151-156).

Chlorobacterium Lauterborn 1916
Opinion 6 (International Bulletin of Bacteriological Nomenclature and Taxonomy, 1954, 4, 143).

Chromobacterium Bergonzini 1880
Opinion 16 (International Bulletin of Bacteriological Nomenclature and Taxonomy, 1958, 8, 151-152).

Enterobacter Hormaeche and Edwards 1960
Opinion 28 (International Bulletin of Bacteriological Nomenclature and Taxonomy, 1963, 13, 38).

Escherichia Castellani and Chalmers 1919
Opinion 15 (International Bulletin of Bacteriological Nomenclature and Taxonomy, 1958, 8, 73-74).

Gallionella Ehrenberg 1838
Opinion 9 (International Bulletin of Bacteriological Nomenclature and Taxonomy, 1954, 4, 146-147).

Klebsiella Trevisan 1885
Opinion 13 (International Bulletin of Bacteriological Nomenclature and Taxonomy, 1954, 4, 151-156).

Kurthia Trevisan 1885
Opinion 13 (International Bulletin of Bacteriological Nomenclature and Taxonomy, 1954, 4, 151-156).

Lactobacillus Beijerinck 1901
Opinion 38 (International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology, 1971, 21, 104).

Leptotrichia Trevisan 1879
Opinion 13 (International Bulletin of Bacteriological Nomenclature and Taxonomy, 1954, 4, 151-156).

Listeria Pirie 1940
Opinion 12 (International Bulletin of Bacteriological Nomenclature and Taxonomy, 1954, 4, 150-151).

Methanococcus (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Mah and Kuhn 1984
Opinion 62 (International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology, 1986, 36, 491).

Methanosarcina (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Mah and Kuhn 1984
Opinion 63 (International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology, 1986, 36, 492).

Moraxella Lwoff 1939
Opinion 41 (International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology, 1971, 21, 106).

Mycoplasma Nowak 1929
Opinion 22 (International Bulletin of Bacteriological Nomenclature and Taxonomy, 1958, 8, 166-168).

Neisseria Trevisan 1885
Opinion 13 (International Bulletin of Bacteriological Nomenclature and Taxonomy, 1954, 4, 151-156).

Nitrobacter Winogradsky 1892
Opinion 23 (International Bulletin of Bacteriological Nomenclature and Taxonomy, 1958, 8, 169-170).

Nitrosococcus Winogradsky 1892
Opinion 23 (International Bulletin of Bacteriological Nomenclature and Taxonomy, 1958, 8, 169-170).

Nitrosomonas Winogradsky 1892
Opinion 23 (International Bulletin of Bacteriological Nomenclature and Taxonomy, 1958, 8, 169-170).

Nocardia Trevisan 1889
Opinion 13 (International Bulletin of Bacteriological Nomenclature and Taxonomy, 1954, 4, 151-156).

Pasteurella Trevisan 1887
Opinion 13 (International Bulletin of Bacteriological Nomenclature and Taxonomy, 1954, 4, 151-156).

Pediococcus Claussen 1903
Opinion 52 (International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology, 1976, 26, 292).

Pseudomonas Migula 1894
Opinion 5 (International Bulletin of Bacteriological Nomenclature and Taxonomy, 1952, 2, 121-122).

Rhizobium Frank 1889
Opinion 34 (International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology, 1970, 20, 11-12).

Rickettsia da Rocha-Lima 1916
Opinion 19 (International Bulletin of Bacteriological Nomenclature and Taxonomy, 1958, 8, 158-159).

Rhodopseudomonas Czurda and Maresch emend. van Niel 1944
Opinion 49 (International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology, 1974, 24, 551).

Selenomonas von Prowazek 1913
Opinion 21 (International Bulletin of Bacteriological Nomenclature and Taxonomy, 1958, 8, 163-165).

Staphylococcus Rosenbach 1884
Opinion 17 (International Bulletin of Bacteriological Nomenclature and Taxonomy, 1958, 8, 153-154).

Vibrio Pacini 1854
Opinion 31 (International Bulletin of Bacteriological Nomenclature and Taxonomy, 1965, 15, 185-186).

 

Conserved specific epithets in names of species of prokaryotes - (Conserved specific epithets in names of species of bacteria, Epitheta specifica conservanda)

agalactiae in Streptococcus agalactiae Lehmann and Neumann 1896 (Approved Lists 1980)
Opinion 8 (International Bulletin of Bacteriological Nomenclature and Taxonomy, 1954, 4, 145-146).

avium in Mycobacterium avium Chester 1901 (Approved Lists 1980)
Opinion 47 (International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology, 1973, 23, 472).

botulinum in Clostridium botulinum (van Ermengem 1896) Bergey et al. 1923 (Approved Lists 1980)
Opinion 69 (International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology, 1999, 49, 339).

boydii in Shigella boydii Ewing 1949 (Approved Lists 1980)
Opinion 11 (International Bulletin of Bacteriological Nomenclature and Taxonomy, 1954, 4, 148-150).

cholerae in Vibrio cholerae Pacini 1854 (Approved Lists 1980)
Opinion 31 (International Bulletin of Bacteriological Nomenclature and Taxonomy, 1965, 15, 185-186).

enterica in Salmonella enterica (ex Kauffmann and Edwards 1952) Le Minor and Popoff 1987
Opinion 80 (International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 2005, 55, 519-520).

faecalis in Streptococcus faecalis Andrewes and Horder 1906 (Approved Lists 1980)
Opinion 30 (International Bulletin of Bacteriological Nomenclature and Taxonomy, 1963, 13, 167).

fermentum in Lactobacillus fermentum Beijerinck 1901 (Approved Lists 1980)
Opinion 50 (International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology, 1974, 24, 551-552).

flexneri in Shigella flexneri Castellani and Chalmers 1919 (Approved Lists 1980)
Opinion 11 (International Bulletin of Bacteriological Nomenclature and Taxonomy, 1954, 4, 148-150).

fortuitum in Mycobacterium fortuitum da Costa Cruz 1938 (Approved Lists 1980)
Opinion 51 (International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology, 1974, 24, 552).

meningitidis in the scientific name of the meningococcus [i.e. in Neisseria meningitidis (Albrecht and Ghon 1901) Murray 1929 (Approved Lists 1980) which is the only validly published name]
Opinion 35 (International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology, 1970, 20, 13-14).

pestis in Yersinia pestis (Lehmann and Neumann 1899) van Loghem 1944 (Approved Lists 1980)
Opinion 60 (International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology, 1985, 35, 540).

phenylpyruvica in Moraxella phenylpyruvica Bøvre and Henriksen 1967 (Approved Lists 1980)
Opinion 42 (International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology, 1971, 21, 107).

prowazekii in Rickettsia prowazekii da Rocha-Lima 1916 (Approved Lists 1980)
Opinion 19 (International Bulletin of Bacteriological Nomenclature and Taxonomy, 1958, 8, 158-159).

ramosa in Pasteuria ramosa Metchnikoff 1888 emend. Starr et al. 1983
Opinion 61 (International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology, 1986, 36, 119).

rhusiopathiae in Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae (Migula 1900) Buchanan 1918 (Approved Lists 1980)
Opinion 32 (International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology, 1970, 20, 9).

sonnei in Shigella sonnei (Levine 1820) Weldin 1927 (Approved Lists 1980)
Opinion 11 (International Bulletin of Bacteriological Nomenclature and Taxonomy, 1954, 4, 148-150).

sphaeroides in Rhodopseudomonas sphaeroides van Niel 1944 (Approved Lists 1980)
Opinion 43 (International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology, 1971, 21, 108).

sporogenes in Clostridium sporogenes (Metchnikoff 1908) Bergey et al. 1923 (Approved Lists 1980)
Opinion 69 (International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology, 1999, 49, 339).

typhi in Salmonella typhi (Schroeter 1886) Warren and Scott 1930 (Approved Lists 1980)
Opinion 18 (International Bulletin of Bacteriological Nomenclature and Taxonomy, 1963, 13, 31-33).

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