Name: "Borreliella tanukii" (Fukunaga et al. 1997) Adeolu and Gupta 2014

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: Borrelia tanukii Fukunaga et al. 1997

Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. tanukii, of/from tanuki, named after Ixodes tanuki, from which the organism was isolated

Gender: feminine

Type strain: ATCC BAA-127; Hk501; JCM 9662

16S rRNA gene: D67023 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 tanukii Fukunaga 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: 13440