Name DOI
(Leifson 1962) Hylemon et al. 1973 (Approved Lists 1980)
Name Status
Validly Published
Current Authority
(Leifson 1962) Hylemon et al. 1973 (Approved Lists 1980)
Preferred Name
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Type
(designated strain)
Refer to the type exemplar.
Type Strain
representative organism
T (= = = = = = = =)
Proper Form
Aquaspirillum delicatum (Leifson 1962) Hylemon et al. 1973 (Approved Lists 1980)
Nomenclatural History
The species Aquaspirillum delicatum was originally described by Hylemon et al. 1973. This name appeared on the Approved Lists of Bacterial Names 1980. In 2004, Ding and Yokota established as the basonym of (Leifson 1962) Ding and Yokota 2004 .
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  3. Ding L, Yokota A. Proposals of Curvibacter gracilis gen. nov., sp. nov. and Herbaspirillum putei sp. nov. for bacterial strains isolated from well water and reclassification of [Pseudomonas] huttiensis, [Pseudomonas] lanceolata, [Aquaspirillum] delicatum and [Aquaspirillum] autotrophicum as Herbaspirillum huttiense comb. nov., Curvibacter lanceolatus comb. nov., Curvibacter delicatus comb. nov. and Herbaspirillum autotrophicum comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:2223-2230. [PubMed].
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