Genus Borrelia

Name: Borrelia Swellengrebel 1907 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Bor.rel’i.a. N.L. fem. n. Borrelia, named after A. Borrel, a French bacteriologist

Gender: feminine (stem: Borreli-)

Type species: Borrelia anserina (Sakharoff 1891) Bergey et al. 1925 (Approved Lists 1980)

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Swellengrebel NH. Sur la cytologie comparée des spirochètes et des spirilles. Annales de l'Institut Pasteur (Paris) 1907; 21:562-586.

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 under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 42
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 43
Total number of child taxa: 80

Parent taxon: Borreliaceae Gupta et al. 2014

Assigned by: Gupta RS, Mahmood S, Adeolu M. Erratum: A phylogenomic and molecular signature based approach for characterization of the Phylum Spirochaetes and its major clades: proposal for a taxonomic revision of the phylum. Front Microbiol 2013; 4:322.

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Record number: 515251
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