Name: "Candidatus Amphibiichlamydia" Martel et al. 2012

Category: Genus

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology: Am.phi.bi.i.chla.my’di.a. N.L. pl. neut. n. Amphibia, a class of animals, amphibians; N.L. fem. n. Chlamydia, a bacterial genus; N.L. fem. n. Amphibiichlamydia, a Chlamydia from amphibians

Gender: feminine

Type species: "Candidatus Amphibiichlamydia salamandrae" Martel et al. 2012

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Martel A, Adriaensen C, Bogaerts S, Ducatelle R, Favoreel H, Crameri S, Hyatt AD, Haesebrouck F, Pasmans F. Novel Chlamydiaceae disease in captive salamanders. Emerg Infect Dis 2012; 18:1020-1022.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM, Parker CT, Chuvochina M, Trujillo ME. Candidatus list no. 1. Lists of names of prokaryotic Candidatus taxa. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:3956-4042.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 0
Total number of child taxa: 2

Parent taxon: Chlamydiaceae Rake 1957 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Martel A, Adriaensen C, Sharifian-Fard M, Vandewoestyne M, Deforce D, Favoreel H, Bergen K, Spitzen-van der Sluijs A, Devisscher S, Adriaens T, et al. The novel 'Candidatus Amphibiichlamydia ranarum' is highly prevalent in invasive exotic bullfrogs (Lithobates catesbeianus). Environ Microbiol Rep 2013; 5:105-108.

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Record number: 22234