Name: Neorickettsia Philip et al. 1953 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. pref. neo-, new; from Gr. adj. neos, new; N.L. fem. n. Rickettsia, type genus of the family, Rickettisaceae; N.L. fem. n. Neorickettsia, the new Rickettsia

Gender: feminine

Type species: Neorickettsia helminthoeca Philip et al. 1953 (Approved Lists 1980)

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Philip CB, Hadlow WJ, Hughes LE. Neorickettsia helmintheca, a new rickettsia-like disease agent in dogs in western United States transmitted by a helminth. Riassunti della Communicazione VI Congresso Internazionale di Microbiologia, Roma 1953; 2:256-257.

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: 3
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 3
Total number of child taxa: 4

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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