Name DOI
Brady et al. 2013 emend. Gu et al. 2014
Name Status
Validly Published
Current Authority
Brady et al. 2013 emend. Gu et al. 2014
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Type
(designated species)
(Inoue et al. 2001) Brady et al. 2013
Digital Object Identifier
Proper Form
Kosakonia Brady et al. 2013 emend. Gu et al. 2014
Nomenclatural History
The genus Kosakonia was originally proposed by Brady et al. 2013. This name became validly published when it appeared on Validation List No. 154 in 2013. Gu et al. published an emended description of this genus in 2014.
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Name Abstract for Kosakonia Brady et al. 2013 emend. Gu et al. 2014. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved January 22, 2018.
This information was last reviewed on August 5, 2014.


  1. Brady C, Cleenwerck I, Venter S, Coutinho T, De Vos P. Taxonomic evaluation of the genus Enterobacter based on multilocus sequence analysis (MLSA): Proposal to reclassify E. nimipressuralis and E. amnigenus into Lelliottia gen. nov. as Lelliottia nimipressuralis comb. nov. and Lelliottia amnigena comb. nov., respectively, E. gergoviae and E. pyrinus into Pluralibacter gen. nov. as Pluralibacter gergoviae comb. nov. and Pluralibacter pyrinus comb. nov., respectively, E. cowanii, E. radicincitans, E. oryzae and E. arachidis into Kosakonia gen. nov. as Kosakonia cowanii comb. nov., Kosakonia radicincitans comb. nov., Kosakonia oryzae comb. nov. and Kosakonia arachidis comb. nov., respectively, and E. turicensis, E. helveticus and E. pulveris into Cronobacter as Cronobacter zurichensis nom. nov., Cronobacter helveticus comb. nov. and Cronobacter pulveris comb. nov., respectively, and emended description of the genera Enterobacter and Cronobacter. Syst Appl Microbiol 2013; 36:309-319. [PubMed].
  2. Oren A, Garrity G. Validation List No. 154. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2013; 63:3931-3934.
  3. Gu CT, Li CY, Yang LJ, Huo GH. Enterobacter xiangfangensis sp. nov., isolated from Chinese traditional sourdough and reclassification of Enterobacter sacchari Zhu et al. 2013 as Kosakonia sacchari comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:2650-2656. [PubMed].
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