Legionella

Legionella pneumophila, from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Belongs within: Chromatibacteria.

Legionella is a genus of Gram-negative bacteria that require an external supply of L-cysteine for growth (Park et al. 2003).

<==Legionella
    |  i. s.: L. drozanskii Adeleke et al. 2001JC08
    |         L. fallonii Adeleke et al. 2001JC08
    |         L. quateirensisPK03
    |         L. rowbothamii Adeleke et al. 2001JC08
    |--L. geestianaPK03
    `--+--+--L. spiritensisPK03
       |  `--+--L. jamestowniensisPK03
       |     `--L. londiniensisPK03
       `--+--+--L. fairfieldensisPK03
          |  `--+--L. maceacherniiPK03
          |     `--+--L. micdadeiPK03
          |        `--L. nautarumPK03
          `--+--+--L. moravicaPK03
             |  `--+--L. lansingensisPK03
             |     `--+--L. brunensisPK03
             |        `--L. hackeliaePK03
             `--+--+--L. israelensisPK03
                |  `--+--L. quinlivaniiPK03
                |     `--+--L. erythraPK03
                |        `--L. rubrilucensPK03
                `--+--+--L. busanensis Park, Ko et al. 2003PK03
                   |  `--L. feeleiiPK03
                   `--+--+--L. wadsworthiiPK03
                      |  `--+--L. birminghamensisPK03
                      |     `--+--+--L. shakespeareiPK03
                      |        |  `--L. worsleiensisPK03
                      |        `--+--L. dumoffiiPK03
                      |           `--+--L. cherriiPK03
                      |              `--L. steigerwaltiiPK03
                      `--+--+--L. adelaidensisPK03
                         |  `--L. jordanisPK03
                         `--+--+--L. gratianaPK03
                            |  `--+--+--L. cincinnatiensisPK03
                            |     |  `--L. santicrucisPK03
                            |     `--+--L. longbeachaePK03
                            |        `--L. sainthelensiPK03
                            `--+--+--L. gormaniiPK03
                               |  `--L. pneumophilaPK03
                               `--+--+--L. oakridgensisPK03
                                  |  `--L. tucsonensisPK03
                                  `--+--L. anisaPK03
                                     `--+--L. bozemanaePK03
                                        `--L. parisiensisPK03

*Type species of generic name indicated

References

[JC08] Judicial Commission of the International Committee on Systematics of Prokaryotes. 2008. Status of strains that contravene Rules 27 (3) and 30 of the International Code of Nomenclature of Bacteria. Opinion 81. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 58: 1755–1763.

[PK03] Park, M.-Y., K. S. Ko, H. K. Lee, M.-S. Park & Y.-H. Kook. 2003. Legionella busanensis sp. nov., isolated from cooling tower water in Korea. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 53: 77–80.

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