Species Borrelia venezuelensis

Name: Borrelia venezuelensis (Brumpt 1921) Brumpt 1922 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: "Treponema venezuelense" Brumpt 1921

Etymology: ve.ne.zu.e.len’sis. N.L. masc./fem. adj. venezuelensis, named after the specific epithet of the tick vector, Ornithodoros rudis (Ornithodoros venezuelensis)

Gender: feminine

Type strain: no culture available

Effective publication: Brumpt E. Les Spirochetoses. In: Roger GH, Widal F, Teissier PJ (eds), Nouveau Traité de Mèdecine, Masson, Paris, 1922, p. 491-531.

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: Brumpt E. Les Spirochetoses. In: Roger GH, Widal F, Teissier PJ (eds), Nouveau Traité de Mèdecine, Masson, Paris, 1922, p. 491-531.

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Record number: 783543