Name: Borrelia spielmanii Richter et al. 2006

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. spielmanii, of Spielman, named in honour of Andrew Spielman, who described for the first time the life cycle and biological relationships of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato

Gender: feminine

Type strain: CIP 108855; DSM 16813; PC-eq17N5

16S rRNA gene: DQ133523 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Richter D, Postic D, Sertour N, Livey I, Matuschka FR, Baranton G. Delineation of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato species by multilocus sequence analysis and confirmation of the delineation of Borrelia spielmanii sp. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2006; 56:873-881.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 56, part 4 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2006; 56:1461-1462.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Borrelia Swellengrebel 1907 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Richter D, Postic D, Sertour N, Livey I, Matuschka FR, Baranton G. Delineation of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato species by multilocus sequence analysis and confirmation of the delineation of Borrelia spielmanii sp. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2006; 56:873-881.

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Record number: 774117