Name: Afipia Brenner et al. 1992

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Afipia, derived from the abbreviation AFIP, for the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, where the type strain of the type species was isolated

Gender: feminine

Type species: Afipia felis Brenner et al. 1992

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Brenner DJ, Hollis DG, Moss CW, English CK, Hall GS, Vincent J, Radosevic J, Birkness KA, Bibb WF, Quinn FD, et al. Proposal of Afipia gen. nov., with Afipia felis sp. nov. (formerly the cat scratch disease bacillus), Afipia clevelandensis sp. nov. (formerly the Cleveland Clinic Foundation strain), Afipia broomeae sp. nov., and three unnamed genospecies. J Clin Microbiol 1991; 29:2450-2460.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 41. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1992; 42:327-328.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 5
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 5
Total number of child taxa: 5

Parent taxon: Nitrobacteraceae Buchanan 1917 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Hördt A, García-López M, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Schleuning M, Weinhold LM, Tindall BJ, Gronow S, Kyrpides NC, Woyke T, Göker M. Analysis of 1,000+ Type-Strain Genomes Substantially Improves Taxonomic Classification of Alphaproteobacteria. Front. Microbiol. 2020; 11:468.

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