Name DOI
Lau et al. 2014
Name Status
Validly Published
Current Authority
Lau et al. 2014
Preferred Name
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Type
(designated species)
Lau et al. 2014
Proper Form
Catabacter Lau et al. 2014
Nomenclatural History
The genus Catabacter was originally proposed by Lau et al. 2012. This name became validly published when it appeared on Validation List No. 159 in 2014.
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This information was last reviewed on September 9, 2014.


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  2. Lau SKP, Fan RYY, Lo H-W, Ng RHY, Wong SSY, Li IWS, Wu AKL, Ng KHL, Tseung S, Lee RA, Fung KSC, Que T-L, Yuen K-Y, Woo PCY. High Mortality Associated with Catabacter hongkongensis Bacteremia. J Clin Microbiol 2012; 50:2239-2243. [PubMed].
  3. Oren A, Garrity GM. Validation List No. 159. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:2927-2929. [PubMed].