Species "Borrelia puertoricensis"

Name: "Borrelia puertoricensis" Bermudez et al. 2021

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: puertoricensis, named after the host

Gender: feminine

Original publication: Bermudez SE, Armstrong BA, Dominguez L, Krishnavajhala A, Kneubehl AR, Gunter SM, Replogle A, Petersen JM, Lopez JE. Isolation and genetic characterization of a relapsing fever spirochete isolated from Ornithodoros puertoricensis collected in central Panama. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2021; 15:e0009642.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Parent taxon: Borrelia Swellengrebel 1907 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Bermudez SE, Armstrong BA, Dominguez L, Krishnavajhala A, Kneubehl AR, Gunter SM, Replogle A, Petersen JM, Lopez JE. Isolation and genetic characterization of a relapsing fever spirochete isolated from Ornithodoros puertoricensis collected in central Panama. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2021; 15:e0009642.

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Record number: 12846