Name: "Candidatus Borrelia tachyglossi" Loh et al. 2017

Category: Species

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology: ta.chy.glos’si N.L. gen. masc. n. tachyglossi, of Tachyglossus aculeatus, the monotreme host of the ticks in which the bacterium was first identified

Gender: feminine

Type strain: parasite of Bothriocroton concolor

Original publication: Loh SM, Gillett A, Ryan U, Irwin P, Oskam C. Molecular characterization of 'Candidatus Borrelia tachyglossi' (family Spirochaetaceae) in echidna ticks, Bothriocroton concolor. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:1075-1080.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Parent taxon: Borrelia Swellengrebel 1907 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Loh SM, Gillett A, Ryan U, Irwin P, Oskam C. Molecular characterization of 'Candidatus Borrelia tachyglossi' (family Spirochaetaceae) in echidna ticks, Bothriocroton concolor. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:1075-1080.

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Record number: 800195