Name: Chlamydia avium Sachse et al. 2015

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: a’vi.um. L. gen. fem. pl. n. avium, of the birds, because birds are the only known hosts of the strains identified to date

Gender: feminine

Type strain: 10DC88; CSUR P3508; DSM 27005

16S rRNA gene: KF366255 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Sachse K, Laroucau K, Riege K, Wehner S, Dilcher M, Creasy HH, Weidmann M, Myers G, Vorimore F, Vicari N, et al. Evidence for the existence of two new members of the family Chlamydiaceae and proposal of Chlamydia avium sp. nov. and Chlamydia gallinacea sp. nov. Syst Appl Microbiol 2014; 37:79-88.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Validation list no. 164. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2015; 65:2017-2025.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Chlamydia Jones et al. 1945 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Sachse K, Laroucau K, Riege K, Wehner S, Dilcher M, Creasy HH, Weidmann M, Myers G, Vorimore F, Vicari N, et al. Evidence for the existence of two new members of the family Chlamydiaceae and proposal of Chlamydia avium sp. nov. and Chlamydia gallinacea sp. nov. Syst Appl Microbiol 2014; 37:79-88.

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Record number: 792967