Name: Leuconostoc van Tieghem 1878 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Leu.co.nos’toc. Gr. masc. adj. leukos, clear, light; N.L. neut. n. Nostoc, algal generic name; N.L. neut. n. Leuconostoc, colorless nostoc

Gender: neuter (stem: Leuconostoc-)

Type species: Leuconostoc mesenteroides (Tsenkovskii 1878) van Tieghem 1878 (Approved Lists 1980)

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Van Tieghem P. Sur la gomme de sucrerie (Leuconostoc mesenteroides). Annales des Sciences Naturelles Botanique 1878; 7:180-203.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 17
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 27
Total number of child taxa: 29

Parent taxon: Lactobacillaceae Winslow et al. 1917 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Zheng J, Wittouck S, Salvetti E, Franz CMAP, Harris HMB, Mattarelli P, O'Toole PW, Pot B, Vandamme P, Walter J, et al. A taxonomic note on the genus Lactobacillus: Description of 23 novel genera, emended description of the genus Lactobacillus Beijerinck 1901, and union of Lactobacillaceae and Leuconostocaceae. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:2782-2858.

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Record number: 18094
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