Antonie van Leeuwenhoek

, Volume 63, Issue 2, pp 95–104 | Cite as

Kluyveromyces: systematics since 1970

  • Marc-André Lachance


The taxonomy ofKluyveromyces has been the object of intense study since van der Walt's (1970) monograph. This is an account of the major developments and the classification to be adopted in the 4th edition ofThe Yeasts, a Taxonomic Study. The guiding principles that will be followed in eventual revisions of the genus are presented.

Key words

Kluyveromyces taxonomy species concept evolution 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marc-André Lachance
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Plant SciencesUniversity of Western OntarioLondonCanada

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