Name: "Chlamydia serpentis" Staub et al. 2018

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: ser.pen’tis. L. gen. fem. pl. serpentum, of the snake; L. gen. masc./fem. n. serpentis, because snakes are the currently known host

Gender: feminine

Type strain: CSUR XXXX; DSM 106151; H15-1957-10C

Original publication: Staub E, Marti H, Biondi R, Levi A, Donati M, Leonard CA, Ley SD, Pillonel T, Greub G, Seth-Smith HMB, et al. Novel Chlamydia species isolated from snakes are temperature-sensitive and exhibit decreased susceptibility to azithromycin. Sci Rep 2018; 8:5660.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

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

Assigned by: Staub E, Marti H, Biondi R, Levi A, Donati M, Leonard CA, Ley SD, Pillonel T, Greub G, Seth-Smith HMB, et al. Novel Chlamydia species isolated from snakes are temperature-sensitive and exhibit decreased susceptibility to azithromycin. Sci Rep 2018; 8:5660.

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Record number: 2625