Etymology: Pur.cel.li.el’la. N.L. fem. dim. n. Purcelliella, named after Alexander H. Purcell for his accomplished research in the ecology and biology of insects and their bacteria, including studies on symbionts of sap-feeding insects
Original publication: Bressan A, Arneodo J, Simonato M, Haines WP, Boudon-Padieu E. Characterization and evolution of two bacteriome-inhabiting symbionts in cixiid planthoppers (Hemiptera: Fulgoromorpha: Pentastirini). Environ Microbiol 2009; 11:3265-3279.
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
|Name||Nomenclatural status||Taxonomic status|
|"Candidatus Purcelliella pentastirinorum" Bressan et al. 2009||not validly published|
Parent taxon: [Gammaproteobacteria, not assigned to family]Record number: 21818