Name: Borrelia hermsii (Davis 1942) Steinhaus 1946 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: "Spirochaeta hermsi" Davis 1942

Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. hermsii, of hermsi, the specific epithet of the tick vector, Ornithodoros hermsi

Gender: feminine

Type strain: no culture available

Effective publication: Steinhaus EA. Insect Microbiology. Comstock Publishing Co., Ithaca, New York, 1946.

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: correct name

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Borrelia Swellengrebel 1907 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Steinhaus EA. Insect Microbiology. Comstock Publishing Co., Ithaca, New York, 1946.

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Record number: 774115