Name: Anaplasma marginale Theiler 1910 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: L. fem. n. margo (gen. marginis), border, margin; L. neut. adj. suff. -ale, suffix denoting pertaining to; N.L. neut. adj. marginale, marginal, referring to location of the organism within the erythrocytes

Gender: neuter

Type strains: no culture isolated

Original publication: Theiler A. Anaplasma marginale (gen. and spec. nov.). The marginal points in the blood of cattle suffering from a specific disease. Report to the Government, Transvaal, South Africa. Veterinary Bacteriology, Department of Agriculture 1908-9. Department of Agriculture?, Pretoria?, 1910.

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

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Anaplasma Theiler 1910 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Theiler A. Anaplasma marginale (gen. and spec. nov.). The marginal points in the blood of cattle suffering from a specific disease. Report to the Government, Transvaal, South Africa. Veterinary Bacteriology, Department of Agriculture 1908-9. Department of Agriculture?, Pretoria?, 1910.

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