EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 06 - 1988 Num. article: 1988/13

Xanthomonas ampelina renamed

At the EPPO Conference on Bacterial Plant Diseases (Angers, FR, 5-6 May 1986), Willems et al. reported the various reasons for excluding X. ampelina (EPPO list A2) from the genusXanthomonas. The new name for this bacterium has now been published Xylophilus ampelinus (Panagopoulos) Willems et al.


Willems, A., Gillis M., Kersters K., Van der Broecke L. & De Ley J. (1987). The taxonomic position of Xanthomonas ampelina. Bulletin OEPP/EPPO Bulletin 17, 237-240.
Willems, A., Gillis, M., Kersters, K., Van der Broecke, L. & De Ley, J. (1987) Transfer of Xanthomonas ampelina to a new genus Xylophilus as X. ampelinus.
International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology, 37, 422-430.