Name: Cowdria Moshkovski 1947 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Cowdria, named for E. V. Cowdry, who first described the organism in heartwater diseases of sheep, goats, and cattle

Gender: feminine

Type species: Cowdria ruminantium (Cowdry 1925) Moshkovski 1947 (Approved Lists 1980)

Original publication: Moshkovski SD. Comments by readers. Science (Washington) 1947; 106:62.

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: Ehrlichia Moshkovski 1945 (Approved Lists 1980)

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Ehrlichiaceae Moshkovski 1945 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Garrity GM, Holt JG. The Road Map to the Manual. In: Boone DR, Castenholz RW, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, second edition, vol. 1 (The Archaea and the deeply branching and phototrophic Bacteria), Springer-Verlag, New York, 2001, p. 119-166.

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