Name DOI
Roggenkamp et al. 1999
Name Status
Validly Published
Current Authority
Roggenkamp et al. 1999
Preferred Name
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Type
(designated strain)
Refer to the type exemplar.
Type Strain
representative organism
T (= = =)
Proper Form
Abiotrophia elegans Roggenkamp et al. 1999
Nomenclatural History
The species Abiotrophia elegans was originally described by Roggenkamp et al. 1998. This name became validly published when it appeared on Validation List No. 68 in 1999. In 2000, Collins and Lawson established as the basonym of (Roggenkamp et al. 1999) Collins and Lawson 2000 .
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  1. List Editor. Validation List no. 68. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1999; 49:1-3.
  2. Collins MD, Lawson PA. The genus Abiotrophia (Kawamura et al.) is not monophyletic: proposal of Granulicatella gen. nov., Granulicatella adiacens comb. nov., Granulicatella elegans comb. nov. and Granulicatella balaenopterae comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2000; 50:365-369. [PubMed].
  3. Roggenkamp A, Abele-Horn M, Trebesius KH, Tretter U, Autenrieth IB, Heesemann J. Abiotrophia elegans sp. nov., a possible pathogen in patients with culture-negative endocarditis. J Clin Microbiol 1998; 36:100-104. [PubMed].