Name: "Candidatus Lightella" Rihova et al. 2022

Category: Genus

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology: N.L. fem. dim. n. Lightella, referring to evolutionary biologist Jessica E. Light, who devoted part of her scientific career to phthirapteran research

Gender: feminine (stem: Lightell-)

Type species: "Candidatus Lightella neohaematopini" Rihova et al. 2022

Original publication: Rihova J, Bell KC, Novakova E, Hypsa V. Lightella neohaematopini: A new lineage of highly reduced endosymbionts coevolving with chipmunk lice of the genus Neohaematopinus. Front Microbiol 2022; 13:900312.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Taxonomic status: preferred name (not correct name)

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: 1

Parent taxon: Enterobacteriaceae Rahn 1937 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Rihova J, Bell KC, Novakova E, Hypsa V. Lightella neohaematopini: A new lineage of highly reduced endosymbionts coevolving with chipmunk lice of the genus Neohaematopinus. Front Microbiol 2022; 13:900312.

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Record number: 10043
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