Genus "Candidatus Puchtella"

Name: "Candidatus Puchtella" Fukatsu et al. 2009

Category: Genus

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology: Puch.tel’la. N.L. fem. dim. n. Puchtella, named after Otto Puchta who identified the biological role of the human louse symbiont as the provision of B vitamins

Gender: feminine

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Fukatsu T, Hosokawa T, Koga R, Nikoh N, Kato T, Hayama S, Takefushi H, Tanaka I. Intestinal endocellular symbiotic bacterium of the macaque louse Pedicinus obtusus: Distinct endosymbiont origins in anthropoid primate lice and the old world monkey louse. Appl Environ Microbiol 2009; 75:3796-3799.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM, Parker CT, Chuvochina M, Trujillo ME. Candidatus list no. 1. Lists of names of prokaryotic Candidatus taxa. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:3956-4042.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

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: 2

Parent taxon: [Gammaproteobacteria, not assigned to family]

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Record number: 21816