Name: "Candidatus Mellornella" Bojko et al. 2022

Category: Genus

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology: Mel.lor.nel’la. N.L. fem. dim. n. Mellornella, The genus name is derived from Rita Mellor, Barry Mellor and Sonia Mellor who are continuously supporting the field of aquatic pathogen discovery.

Gender: feminine (stem: Mellornell-)

Type species: "Candidatus Mellornella promiscua" Bojko et al. 2022

Original publication: Bojko J, McCoy KA, M H Blakeslee A. 'Candidatus Mellornella promiscua' n. gen. n. sp. (Alphaproteobacteria: Rickettsiales: Anaplasmataceae): an intracytoplasmic, hepatopancreatic, pathogen of the flatback mud crab, Eurypanopeus depressus. J Invertebr Pathol 2022; 0:107737.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Taxonomic status: preferred name (not correct name)


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: Ehrlichiaceae Moshkovski 1945 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Parte AC, Sarda Carbasse J, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Reimer LC, Goker M. List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature (LPSN) moves to the DSMZ. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:5607-5612.

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Record number: 20606
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