Genus Burkholderia

Name: Burkholderia Yabuuchi et al. 1993

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Burk.hol.de’ria. N.L. neut. n. suff. -ia, ending to denote a class; N.L. fem. n. Burkholderia, named after W. H. Burkholder, the American bacteriologist who first discovered the etiological agent of sour skin of onions

Gender: feminine

Type species: Burkholderia cepacia (Palleroni and Holmes 1981) Yabuuchi et al. 1993

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Yabuuchi E, Kosako Y, Oyaizu H, Yano I, Hotta H, Hashimoto Y, Ezaki T, Arakawa M. Proposal of Burkholderia gen. nov. and transfer of seven species of the genus Pseudomonas homology group II to the new genus, with the type species Burkholderia cepacia (Palleroni and Holmes 1981) comb. nov. Microbiol Immunol 1992; 36:1251-1275.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 45. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1993; 43:398-399.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 33
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 127
Total number of child taxa: 150

Parent taxon: Burkholderiaceae Garrity et al. 2006

Assigned by: Garrity GM, Bell JA, Lilburn T. Family I. Burkholderiaceae fam. nov. In: Brenner DJ, Krieg NR, Staley JT, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 2 (The Proteobacteria), part C (The Alpha-, Beta-, Delta-, and Epsilonproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, p. 575.

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