Name: Anaplasma Theiler 1910 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. pref. an-, without; Gr. neut. n. plasma, anything formed or molded, image, figure; N.L. neut. n. Anaplasma, a thing (a bacterium) without form

Gender: neuter

Type species: Anaplasma marginale Theiler 1910 (Approved Lists 1980)

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Theiler A. Anaplasma marginale (gen. and spec. nov.). The marginal points in the blood of cattle suffering from a specific disease. Report to the Government, Transvaal, South Africa. Veterinary Bacteriology, Department of Agriculture 1908-9. Department of Agriculture?, Pretoria?, 1910.

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: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 6
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 6
Total number of child taxa: 9

Parent taxon: Anaplasmataceae Philip 1957 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Philip CB. Family IV. Anaplasmataceae Philip, Fam. Nov. In: Breed RS, Murray EGD, Smith NR (eds), Bergey’s Manual of Determinative Bacteriology, 7th ed., The Williams and Wilkins Co., Baltimore, 1957, p. 980-984.

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