Family Ehrlichiaceae

Name: Ehrlichiaceae Moshkovski 1945 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov.

Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Ehrlichia, type genus of the family; L. fem. pl. suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Ehrlichiaceae, the Ehrlichia family

Gender: feminine

Type genus: Ehrlichia Moshkovski 1945 (Approved Lists 1980)

Original publication: Moshkovski SD. Cytotropic pathogenic infections and place of Rickettsia in the system of Chlamydozoa. Advances in Modern Biology (Moscow) 1945; 19:1-44.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Anaplasmataceae Philip 1957 (Approved Lists 1980)

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