Name: Metakosakonia Alnajar and Gupta 2017

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. adv. meta, besides; N.L. fem. n. Kosakonia, a bacterial genus name; N.L. fem. n. Metakosakonia, a genus besides Kosakonia

Type species: Metakosakonia massiliensis (Lagier et al. 2014) Alnajar and Gupta 2017

Effective publication: Alnajar S, Gupta RS. Phylogenomics and comparative genomic studies delineate six main clades within the family Enterobacteriaceae and support the reclassification of several polyphyletic members of the family. Infect Genet Evol 2017; 54:108-127.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Validation list no. 178. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:4291-4293.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 1
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Enterobacteriaceae (ex Rahn 1937) Ewing et al. 1980

Assigned by: Alnajar S, Gupta RS. Phylogenomics and comparative genomic studies delineate six main clades within the family Enterobacteriaceae and support the reclassification of several polyphyletic members of the family. Infect Genet Evol 2017; 54:108-127.

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