Table 2.

Species classification of the genusKlebsiella by different taxonomic systemsa

Classification by:
CowanBascombØrskov
K. aerogenes K. edwardsiiK. aerogenes/oxytoca/ edwardsiiK. pneumoniae
 subsp. pneumoniae
 subsp.edwardsiiK. pneumoniae subsp. ozaenae
 subsp. atlantae sensu stricto subsp. rhinoscleromatis
K. pneumoniae sensu latoK. oxytoca
K. ozaenaeK. ozaenaeK. terrigena
K. rhinoscleromatisK. rhinoscleromatisK. planticola (syn. K. trevisanii)
K.“unnamed group”
Enterobacter aerogenesK. ornithinolytica
  • a Data from references 18, 31, 54, 110, 174, and 228.