Name: Pectobacterium Waldee 1945 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. suff. pecto-, pertaining to pectin; from Gr. masc. adj. pêktos, curdled, congealed; N.L. neut. n. bacterium, a small rod; N.L. neut. n. Pectobacterium, a pectolytic bacterium

Gender: neuter (stem: Pectobacteri-)

Type species: Pectobacterium carotovorum (Jones 1901) Waldee 1945 (Approved Lists 1980)

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Waldee EL. Comparative studies of some peritrichous phytopathogenic bacteria. Iowa State Journal of Science 1945; 19:435-484.

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


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 20
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 23
Total number of child taxa: 33

Parent taxon: Pectobacteriaceae Adeolu et al. 2016

Assigned by: Adeolu M, Alnajar S, Naushad S, S Gupta R. Genome-based phylogeny and taxonomy of the 'Enterobacteriales': proposal for Enterobacterales ord. nov. divided into the families Enterobacteriaceae, Erwiniaceae fam. nov., Pectobacteriaceae fam. nov., Yersiniaceae fam. nov., Hafniaceae fam. nov., Morganellaceae fam. nov., and Budviciaceae fam. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:5575-5599.

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Record number: 516273
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