Name: Chlamydia psittaci (Lillie 1930) Page 1968 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: "Rickettsia psittaci" Lillie 1930

Etymology: psit.ta’ci. L. masc. n. psittacus, a parrot; L. gen. masc. n. psittaci, of a parrot

Gender: feminine

Type strain: 6BC; ATCC VR-125; Psittacosis strain 6 BC

16S rRNA gene: AB001778 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Page LA. Proposal for the recognition of two species in the genus Chlamydia Jones, Rake and Stearns 1945. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1968; 18:51-66.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

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

Assigned by: Page LA. Proposal for the recognition of two species in the genus Chlamydia Jones, Rake and Stearns 1945. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1968; 18:51-66.

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Record number: 783627