Name: Borreliella afzelii (Canica et al. 1994) Adeolu and Gupta 2018

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: Borrelia afzelii Canica et al. 1994

Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. afzelii, of Afzelius, named in honor of Arvid Afzelius, a Swedish physician who was the first to report the skin lesion characteristic of Lyme borreliosis in 1909

Gender: feminine

Type strain: ATCC 51567; CIP 103469; DSM 10508; VS461

16S rRNA gene: U78151 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Adeolu M, Gupta RS. A phylogenomic and molecular marker based proposal for the division of the genus Borrelia into two genera: the emended genus Borrelia containing only the members of the relapsing fever Borrelia, and the genus Borreliella gen. nov. containing the members of the Lyme disease Borrelia (Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato complex). Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2014; 105:1049-1072.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Validation list no. 182. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2018; 68:2130-2133.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Borrelia afzelii Canica et al. 1994

Parent taxon: Borreliella Adeolu and Gupta 2015

Assigned by: Adeolu M, Gupta RS. A phylogenomic and molecular marker based proposal for the division of the genus Borrelia into two genera: the emended genus Borrelia containing only the members of the relapsing fever Borrelia, and the genus Borreliella gen. nov. containing the members of the Lyme disease Borrelia (Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato complex). Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2014; 105:1049-1072.

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Record number: 798546