Name: Orientia Tamura et al. 1995
Etymology: Ori.ent’i.a. N.L. fem. n. Orientia, the Orient, the area where the organisms are widely distributed; from L. masc. n. oriens (gen. orientis), the East, Orient
Gender: feminine (stem: Orienti-)
Type species: Orientia tsutsugamushi (Hayashi 1920) Tamura et al. 1995
Conduct genome-based taxonomy of genus at TYGS
Valid publication: Tamura A, Ohashi N, Urakami H, Miyamura S. Classification of Rickettsia tsutsugamushi in a new genus, Orientia gen. nov., as Orientia tsutsugamushi comb. nov. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1995; 45:589-591.
IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 45, part 3 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1995; 45:881.
Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP
Taxonomic status: correct name
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 1
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 6
|Name||Nomenclatural status||Taxonomic status|
|"Candidatus Orientia chiloeensis" corrig. Abarca et al. 2020||not validly published||preferred name (not correct name)|
|"Candidatus Orientia chiloensis" Abarca et al. 2020||inaccurate spelling||misspelling (and no standing)|
|"Candidatus Orientia chuto" Abarca et al. 2020||inaccurate spelling||misspelling (and no standing)|
|"Orientia chuto" Izzard et al. 2010||not validly published||synonym (and no standing)|
|"Candidatus Orientia mediorientalis" corrig. Abarca et al. 2020||not validly published||preferred name (not correct name)|
|Orientia tsutsugamushi (Hayashi 1920) Tamura et al. 1995||validly published under the ICNP||correct name|
Parent taxon: Rickettsiaceae Pinkerton 1936 (Approved Lists 1980)
Assigned by: Dumler JS, Barbet AF, Bekker CP, Dasch GA, Palmer GH, Ray SC, Rikihisa Y, Rurangirwa FR. Reorganization of genera in the families Rickettsiaceae and Anaplasmataceae in the order Rickettsiales: unification of some species of Ehrlichia with Anaplasma, Cowdria with Ehrlichia and Ehrlichia with Neorickettsia, descriptions of six new species combinations and designation of Ehrlichia equi and 'HGE agent' as subjective synonyms of Ehrlichia phagocytophila. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2001; 51:2145-2165.
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