Name DOI
corrig. Shen et al. 2017
Name Status
Validly Published
Current Authority
corrig. Shen et al. 2017
Preferred Name
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Type
(designated strain)
Refer to the type exemplar.
Type Strain
representative organism
T (= =)
Proper Form
Helicobacter japonicus corrig. Shen et al. 2017
Nomenclatural History
The species Helicobacter japonicus was originally described by Shen et al. 2016. This name became validly published when it appeared on Validation List No. 176 in 2017. Upon validation, this name was corrected from (sic) to .
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This information was last reviewed on May 25, 2017.


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