Name: Borreliella spielmanii (Richter et al. 2006) Adeolu and Gupta 2015

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: Borrelia spielmanii Richter et al. 2006

Etymology: spiel.man’i.i. N.L. gen. masc. n. spielmanii, of Spielman, named in honour of Andrew Spielman, who described for the first time the life cycle and biological relationships of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato

Gender: feminine

Type strain: CIP 108855; DSM 16813; PC-eq17N5

16S rRNA gene: DQ133523 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 spielmanii Richter et al. 2006

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: 792732