Name: Ralstonia Yabuuchi et al. 1996

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Ralstonia, named after E. Ralston, the American bacteriologist who first described Pseudomonas pickettii

Gender: feminine

Type species: Ralstonia pickettii (Ralston et al. 1973) Yabuuchi et al. 1996

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Yabuuchi E, Kosako Y, Yano I, Hotta H, Nishiuchi Y. Transfer of two Burkholderia and an Alcaligenes species to Ralstonia gen. Nov.: Proposal of Ralstonia pickettii (Ralston, Palleroni and Doudoroff 1973) comb. Nov., Ralstonia solanacearum (Smith 1896) comb. Nov. and Ralstonia eutropha (Davis 1969) comb. Nov. Microbiol Immunol 1995; 39:897-904.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 57. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1996; 46:625-626.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 6
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 15
Total number of child taxa: 17

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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Record number: 516451