Name: Borrelia tillae Zumpt and Organ 1961 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. gen. fem. n. tillae, of Till, named after Dr. W. Till

Gender: feminine

Type strain: no culture available

Effective publication: Zumpt F, Organ D. Strains of spirochaetes isolated from Ornithodoros zumpti Heisch & Guggisberg, and from wild rats in the Cape Province. A preliminary note. S Afr J Lab Clin Med 1961; 7:31-35.

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: Zumpt F, Organ D. Strains of spirochaetes isolated from Ornithodoros zumpti Heisch & Guggisberg, and from wild rats in the Cape Province. A preliminary note. S Afr J Lab Clin Med 1961; 7:31-35.

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Record number: 783539