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Genus Cosenzaea

Warning: In the List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature, an arrow () only indicates the sequence of valid publication of names and does not mean that the last name in the sequence must be used (see: Introduction).

Number of species cited in this file: 1
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

Classification (Warning: see also the file "Classification of prokaryotes: Introduction").

 

Cosenzaea Giammanco et al. 2011, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Cosenzaea myxofaciens (Cosenza and Podgwaite 1966) Giammanco et al. 2011.
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Cosenzaea, named after Benjamin J. Cosenza, the microbiologist who first described this micro-organism as Proteus myxofaciens in 1966.
Valid publication: GIAMMANCO (G.M.), GRIMONT (P.A.D.), GRIMONT (F.), LEFEVRE (M.), GIAMMANCO (G.) and PIGNATO (S.): Phylogenetic analysis of the genera Proteus, Morganella and Providencia by comparison of rpoB gene sequences of type and clinical strains suggests the reclassification of Proteus myxofaciens in a new genus, Cosenzaea gen. nov., as Cosenzaea myxofaciens comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2011, 61, 1638-1644.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Cosenzaea myxofaciens (Cosenza and Podgwaite 1966) Giammanco et al. 2011, comb. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 19692= BCRC 12222 = CCRC 12222 = CCUG 18769 = CIP 106872 = DSM 4482 = JCM 1670 = LMG 7876 = NCIMB 13273.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: DQ885259.
Basonym: ¤ Proteus myxofaciens Cosenza and Podgwaite 1966 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: Gr. n. muxa, mucus slime; L. part. adj. faciens, producing; N.L. part. adj. mycofaciens, slime-producing (bacteria).
Valid publication: GIAMMANCO (G.M.), GRIMONT (P.A.D.), GRIMONT (F.), LEFEVRE (M.), GIAMMANCO (G.) and PIGNATO (S.): Phylogenetic analysis of the genera Proteus, Morganella and Providencia by comparison of rpoB gene sequences of type and clinical strains suggests the reclassification of Proteus myxofaciens in a new genus, Cosenzaea gen. nov., as Cosenzaea myxofaciens comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2011, 61, 1638-1644.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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