Name: "Borreliella lusitaniae" (Le Fleche et al. 1997) Adeolu and Gupta 2014

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: Borrelia lusitaniae Le Fleche et al. 1997

Etymology: lu.si.tan’i.ae. L. gen. fem. n. lusitaniae, referring to Lusitania [Portugal], where the organism was isolated

Gender: feminine

Type strain: CIP 105366; DSM 107168; PotiB2

16S rRNA gene: X98228 Analyse FASTA

Original 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.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Correct name: Borrelia lusitaniae Le Fleche et al. 1997

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: 13439