Name: Borreliella mayonii (Pritt et al. 2016) Gupta 2020

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: Borrelia mayonii Pritt et al. 2016

Etymology: ma.yo’ni.i. N.L. gen. masc. n. mayonii, after William James Mayo and Charles Horace Mayo, founders of the Mayo Clinic

Gender: feminine

Type strain: ATCC BAA-2743; DSM 102811; MN14-1420

16S rRNA gene: KP972468 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Gupta RS. Distinction between Borrelia and Borreliella is more robustly supported by molecular and phenotypic characteristics than all other neighbouring prokaryotic genera: Response to Margos' et al. "The genus Borrelia reloaded" (PLoS ONE 13(12): e0208432). PLoS One 2019; 14:e0221397.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Validation list no. 191. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:1-5.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Borrelia mayonii Pritt et al. 2016

Parent taxon: Borreliella Adeolu and Gupta 2015

Assigned by: Gupta RS. Distinction between Borrelia and Borreliella is more robustly supported by molecular and phenotypic characteristics than all other neighbouring prokaryotic genera: Response to Margos' et al. "The genus Borrelia reloaded" (PLoS ONE 13(12): e0208432). PLoS One 2019; 14:e0221397.

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Record number: 5990