Species Borrelia lusitaniae

Name: Borrelia lusitaniae Le Fleche et al. 1997

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: lu.si.tan’i.ae. L. gen. fem. n. lusitaniae, of Lusitania, the Roman name of the Portugal, where the organism was first isolated

Gender: feminine

Type strain: CIP 105366; DSM 107168; PotiB2

16S rRNA gene: X98228 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Le Fleche A, Postic D, Girardet K, Peter O, Baranton G. Characterization of Borrelia lusitaniae sp. nov. by 16S ribosomal DNA sequence analysis. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1997; 47:921-925.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 47, part 4 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1998; 48:329-330.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Borrelia Swellengrebel 1907 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Le Fleche A, Postic D, Girardet K, Peter O, Baranton G. Characterization of Borrelia lusitaniae sp. nov. by 16S ribosomal DNA sequence analysis. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1997; 47:921-925.

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Record number: 783530