Name: Borreliella yangtzensis (Margos et al. 2015) Gupta 2020

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: Borrelia yangtzensis Margos et al. 2015

Etymology: yang.tzen’sis. N.L. masc./fem. adj. yangtzensis, referring to the Yangtze River valley in China, where these organisms were first isolated

Gender: feminine

Type strain: DSM 24625; JCM 17189; Okinawa-­CW62

16S rRNA gene: AB526082 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 yangtzensis Margos et al. 2015

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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