Name: Borreliella kurtenbachii (Margos et al. 2014) Adeolu and Gupta 2015

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: Borrelia kurtenbachii Margos et al. 2014

Etymology: kur.ten.bach’i.i N.L. gen. masc. n. kurtenbachii, in honour of Klaus Kurtenbach and his contributions to research on the Lyme borreliosis group of spirochaetes

Gender: feminine

Type strain: 25015; ATCC BAA-2495; DSM 26572

16S rRNA gene: AJ224138 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. 163. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2015; 65:1105-1111.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Borrelia kurtenbachii Margos et al. 2014

Risk group: 2

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: 792730