Name: Volucribacter Christensen et al. 2004

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Vo.lu.cri.bac’ter L. fem. n. volucris, bird; N.L. masc. n. bacter, rod; N.L. masc. n. Volucribacter, rod-shaped bacterium of birds

Type species: Volucribacter psittacicida Christensen et al. 2004

Valid publication: Christensen H, Bisgaard M, Aalbaek B, Olsen JE. Reclassification of Bisgaard taxon 33, with proposal of Volucribacter psittacicida gen. nov., sp. nov. and Volucribacter amazonae sp. nov. as new members of the Pasteurellaceae. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:813-818.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 2
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2
Total number of child taxa: 2

Parent taxon: Pasteurellaceae Pohl 1981

Assigned by: Christensen H, Bisgaard M, Aalbaek B, Olsen JE. Reclassification of Bisgaard taxon 33, with proposal of Volucribacter psittacicida gen. nov., sp. nov. and Volucribacter amazonae sp. nov. as new members of the Pasteurellaceae. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:813-818.

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