Species "Candidatus Berkiella aquae"

Name: "Candidatus Berkiella aquae" Mehari et al. 2016

Category: Species

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology: Berk.i.el’la a’quae L. fem. dim. suff. -ella, diminutive ending; N.L. fem. dim. n. Berkiella, after the US microbiologist, Sharon G. Berk, for her contributions to the study of interactions between protozoa and bacteria; L. gen. fem. n. aquae, of water, referring to the source of isolation and for the Roman term, aquae, referring to settlements with mineral springs such as Aquae Sulis, now Bath, England, and Aquae Spadanae, near Liège, Belgium (Sarton, 1954; Bunson, 1991)

Gender: feminine

Type strain: HT99

16S rRNA gene: AY741401 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Mehari YT, Jason Hayes B, Redding KS, Mariappan PVG, Gunderson JH, Farone AL, Farone MB. Description of 'Candidatus Berkiella aquae' and 'Candidatus Berkiella cookevillensis', two intranuclear bacteria of freshwater amoebae. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:536-541.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Parent taxon: [Berkiella]

Assigned by: Mehari YT, Jason Hayes B, Redding KS, Mariappan PVG, Gunderson JH, Farone AL, Farone MB. Description of 'Candidatus Berkiella aquae' and 'Candidatus Berkiella cookevillensis', two intranuclear bacteria of freshwater amoebae. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:536-541.

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Record number: 800442