Salmonella species and subspecies No. of serovars within subspecies Usual habitat
S. enterica 2557  
S.e. ssp. enterica 1531 Warm blooded animal      
S.e. ssp. salamae 505 Cold blooded animals and environment
S.e. ssp. arizonae 99 Cold blooded animals and environment
S.e. ssp. diarizonae 336 Cold blooded animals and environment
S.e. ssp. houtenae 73 Cold blooded animals and environment
S.e. ssp. Indica 13 Cold blooded animals and environment
S. bongori             22 Cold blooded animals and environment
Total (genus Salmonella 2579        
Table 1: Currently recognized number of Salmonella serovars [62].