Name DOI
Welshimer and Meredith 1971 (Approved Lists 1980)
Name Status
Validly Published
Current Authority
Welshimer and Meredith 1971 (Approved Lists 1980)
Preferred Name
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Type
(designated strain)
Refer to the type exemplar.
Type Strain
representative organism
T (= = = = = =)
Proper Form
Listeria murrayi Welshimer and Meredith 1971 (Approved Lists 1980)
Nomenclatural History
The species Listeria murrayi was originally described by Welshimer and Meredith 1971. This name appeared on the Approved Lists of Bacterial Names 1980. Rocourt et al. transferred the members of Errebo Larsen and Seeliger 1966 (Approved Lists 1980) into this species in 1992.
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  2. Welshimer HJ, Meredith A. Listeria murrayi sp. n.: nitrate-reducing mannitol fermenting Listeria. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1971; 21:3-7.
  3. Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved Lists of Bacterial Names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.