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Genus Kingella

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: 5
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

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


For a detailed description of this taxon see Bergey’s Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria (BMSAB).


 

Kingella Henriksen and Bøvre 1976, genus.
Type species: ¤ Kingella kingae (Henriksen and Bøvre 1968) Henriksen and Bøvre 1976 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: N.L. fem. dim. n. Kingella, named after Elizabeth O. King, an American bacteriologist.
Approved Lists reference: SKERMAN (V.B.D.), McGOWAN (V.) and SNEATH (P.H.A.) (editors): Approved Lists of Bacterial Names. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1980, 30, 225-420 (Approved Lists of Bacterial Names in IJSEM Online - Approved Lists of Bacterial Names Amended edition).
Original publication: HENRIKSEN (S.D.) and BØVRE (K.): Transfer of Moraxella kingae Henriksen and Bøvre to the genus Kingella gen. nov. in the family Neisseriaceae. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology, 1976, 26, 447-450.

Kingella Henriksen and Bøvre 1976 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Dewhirst et al. 1993.
Type species: ¤ Kingella kingae (Henriksen and Bøvre 1968) Henriksen and Bøvre 1976 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: N.L. fem. dim. n. Kingella, named after Elizabeth O. King, an American bacteriologist.
Reference: DEWHIRST (F.E.), CHEN (C.K.C.), PASTER (B.J.) and ZAMBON (J.J.): Phylogeny of species in the family Neisseriaceae isolated from human dental plaque and description of Kingella orale sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1993, 43, 490-499.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Kingella denitrificans Snell and Lapage 1976, species.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 33394= CCUG 6516 = CCUG 9125 = CIP 103473 = DSM 10202 = NCTC 10995.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: M22516.
Etymology: N.L. part. adj. denitrificans, denitrifying.
Approved Lists reference: SKERMAN (V.B.D.), McGOWAN (V.) and SNEATH (P.H.A.) (editors): Approved Lists of Bacterial Names. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1980, 30, 225-420 (Approved Lists of Bacterial Names in IJSEM Online - Approved Lists of Bacterial Names Amended edition).
Original publication: SNELL (J.J.S.) and LAPAGE (S.P.): Transfer of some saccharolytic Moraxella species to Kingella Henriksen and Bøvre 1976, with descriptions of Kingella indologenes sp. nov. and Kingella denitrificans sp. nov. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology, 1976, 26, 451-458.

Kingella denitrificans Snell and Lapage 1976 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Hollis et al. 1983.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 33394= CCUG 6516 = CCUG 9125 = CIP 103473 = DSM 10202 = NCTC 10995.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: M22516.
Etymology: N.L. part. adj. denitrificans, denitrifying.
Reference: HOLLIS (D.G.), WEAVER (R.E.) and RILEY (P.S.): Emended description of Kingella denitrificans (Snell and Lapage 1976): correction of the maltose reaction. J. Clin. Microbiol., 1983, 18, 1174-1176.
Original article Online

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Kingella indologenes Snell and Lapage 1976, species.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 25869= CCUG 2341 = CIP 80.20 = DSM 8309 = NCTC 10717.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: M35015.
Etymology: N.L. n. indolum, indole; N.L. suff. -genes (from Gr. v. gennaô, to produce), producing; N.L. adj. indologenes, indole-producing.
Approved Lists reference: SKERMAN (V.B.D.), McGOWAN (V.) and SNEATH (P.H.A.) (editors): Approved Lists of Bacterial Names. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1980, 30, 225-420 (Approved Lists of Bacterial Names in IJSEM Online - Approved Lists of Bacterial Names Amended edition).
Original publication: SNELL (J.J.S.) and LAPAGE (S.P.): Transfer of some saccharolytic Moraxella species to Kingella Henriksen and Bøvre 1976, with descriptions of Kingella indologenes sp. nov. and Kingella denitrificans sp. nov. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology, 1976, 26, 451-458.

¤ Suttonella indologenes (Snell and Lapage 1976) Dewhirst et al. 1990, comb. nov.

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Kingella kingae (Henriksen and Bøvre 1968) Henriksen and Bøvre 1976, species. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 23330= CCUG 352 = CIP 80.16 = DSM 7536 = NCTC 10529.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY551999.
Synonyms: "Moraxella kingii" (sic) Henriksen and Bøvre 1968, "Moraxella kingae" Bøvre et al. 1974.
Etymology: N.L. gen. fem. n. kingae, of King, named after Elizabeth O. King, an American bacteriologist.
Approved Lists reference: SKERMAN (V.B.D.), McGOWAN (V.) and SNEATH (P.H.A.) (editors): Approved Lists of Bacterial Names. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1980, 30, 225-420 (Approved Lists of Bacterial Names in IJSEM Online - Approved Lists of Bacterial Names Amended edition).
Original publication: 1 HENRIKSEN (S.D.) and BØVRE (K.): Moraxella kingii sp. nov., a haemolytic saccharolytic species of the genus Moraxella. Journal of General Microbiology, 1968, 51, 377-385. 2 HENRIKSEN (S.D.) and BØVRE (K.): Transfer of Moraxella kingae Henriksen and Bøvre to the genus Kingella gen. nov. in the family Neisseriaceae. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology, 1976, 26, 447-450.

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Kingella oralis corrig. Dewhirst et al. 1993, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) UB-38 = ATCC 51147= CCUG 30450 = CIP 103803.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: L06164.
Etymology: L. n. os oris, the mouth; L. fem. suff. -alis, suffix denoting pertaining to; N.L. fem. adj. oralis, pertaining to the mouth.
Valid publication: DEWHIRST (F.E.), CHEN (C.K.C.), PASTER (B.J.) and ZAMBON (J.J.): Phylogeny of species in the family Neisseriaceae isolated from human dental plaque and description of Kingella orale sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1993, 43, 490-499.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: The original spelling, Kingella orale (sic), has been corrected in accordance with Rule 61.
Reference: Erratum. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1994, 44, 376.
Erratum in IJSEM Online

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Kingella potus Lawson et al. 2005, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 3/SID/1128 = NCTC 13336 = CCUG 49773.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ629192.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. potus, of Potus, the generic name of the South American kinkajou (Potus flavus), the animal from which the organism originated.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 105. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 1743-1745.
Effective publication: LAWSON (P.A.), MALNICK (H.), COLLINS (M.D.), SHAH (J.J.), CHATTAWAY (M.A.), BENDALL (R.) and HARTLEY (J.W.): Description of Kingella potus sp. nov., an organism isolated from a wound caused by an animal bite. J. Clin. Microbiol., 2005, 43, 3526-3529.
Validation List no. 105 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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