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Genus Moellerella

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").


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


 

Moellerella Hickman-Brenner et al. 1984, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Moellerella wisconsensis Hickman-Brenner et al. 1984.
Etymology: N.L. fem. dim. n. Moellerella, named to honor Vagn Møller for his contributions to enteric bacteriology, especially for Moeller media for the determination of lysine decarboxylase, ornithine decarboxylase, and arginine dihydrolase, that are widely used for the identification of Enterobacteriaceae.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 15. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1984, 34, 355-357.
Effective publication: HICKMAN-BRENNER (F.W.), HUNTLEY-CARTER (G.P.), SAITOH (Y.), STEIGERWALT (A.G.), FARMER III (J.J.) and BRENNER (D.J.): Moellerella wisconsensis, a new genus and species of Enterobacteriaceae found in human stool specimens. J. Clin. Microbiol., 1984, 19, 460-463.
Validation List no. 15 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Moellerella wisconsensis Hickman-Brenner et al. 1984, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 2896-78 = ATCC 35017= CIP 103034 = DSM 5076 = JCM 5895 = LMG 10145 = NCTC 12132.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: JN175344.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. wisconsensis, pertaining to the state of Wisconsin, U.S.A., where most of the original strains were isolated.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 15. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1984, 34, 355-357.
Effective publication: HICKMAN-BRENNER (F.W.), HUNTLEY-CARTER (G.P.), SAITOH (Y.), STEIGERWALT (A.G.), FARMER III (J.J.) and BRENNER (D.J.): Moellerella wisconsensis, a new genus and species of Enterobacteriaceae found in human stool specimens. J. Clin. Microbiol., 1984, 19, 460-463.
Validation List no. 15 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

Note: Moellerella wisconsensis Hickman-Brenner et al. 1984 was previously known as CDC Enteric Group 46.

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