Name: Rochalimaea (Macchiavello 1947) Krieg 1961 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Ro.cha.lim.ae’a. N.L. fem. n. Rochalimaea, named for H. da Rocha-Lima, one of the early investigators of the etiology of rickettsial diseases

Gender: feminine (stem: Rochalimae-)

Type species: Rochalimaea quintana (Schmincke 1917) Krieg 1961 (Approved Lists 1980)

Effective publication: Krieg A. Grundlagen der Insektenpathologie. Viren-, Rickettsien- und Bakterien- Infektionen. Dr. Dietrich Steinkopff, Verlag, Darmstadt, 1961.

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 under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Bartonella Strong et al. 1915 (Approved Lists 1980)

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 4
Total number of child taxa: 5

Parent taxon: Bartonellaceae Gieszczykiewicz 1939 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Brenner DJ, O'Connor SP, Winkler HH, Steigerwalt AG. Proposals to unify the genera Bartonella and Rochalimaea, with descriptions of Bartonella quintana comb. nov., Bartonella vinsonii comb. nov., Bartonella henselae comb. nov., and Bartonella elizabethae comb. nov., and to remove the family Bartonellaceae from the order Rickettsiales. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1993; 43:777-786.

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Record number: 517332
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