Etymology:L. fem. adj.coriacea, of leather, made of leather; N.L. gen. fem. n. coriaceae, named after the speciific epithet of the tick vector, Ornithodoros coriaceus, from which the organism was isolated
Johnson RC, Burgdorfer W, Lane RS, Barbour AG, Hayes SF, Hyde FW. Borrelia coriaceae sp. nov.: putative agent of epizootic bovine abortion. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1987; 37:72-74.
validly published under the ICNP
Hördt et al. 2020
Hordt A, Lopez MG, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Schleuning M, Weinhold LM, Tindall BJ, Gronow S, Kyrpides NC, Woyke T, Goker M. Analysis of 1,000+ Type-Strain Genomes Substantially Improves Taxonomic Classification of Alphaproteobacteria. Front Microbiol 2020; 11:468.
Oren A, Garrity GM. List of changes in taxonomic opinion no. 32. Notification of changes in taxonomic opinion previously published outside the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:4061-4090. Notes:
As of 2020-04-15 this emendation was not yet included in an IJSEM List of Changes in Taxonomic Opinion.
The genome of the type strain was sequenced as part of the GEBA (Genomic Encyclopedia of Bacteria and Archaea) project.
The full TRBA 466 classification is: risk group = 2, note = "t".