Name: "Candidatus Chlamydia testudinis" Laroucau et al. 2020

Category: Species

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology: tes.tu’di.nis. L. gen. fem. n. testudinis, of the genus Testudo, of the tortoise

Gender: feminine

Type strain: 17-3921_L98

Original publication: Laroucau K, Ortega N, Vorimore F, Aaziz R, Mitura A, Szymanska-Czerwinska M, Cicerol M, Salinas J, Sachse K, Caro MR. Detection of a novel Chlamydia species in captive spur-thighed tortoises (Testudo graeca) in southeastern Spain and proposal of Candidatus Chlamydia testudinis. Syst Appl Microbiol 2020; 43:126071.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Candidatus list no. 3. Lists of names of prokaryotic Candidatus taxa. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2022; 72:5186.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

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

Assigned by: Laroucau K, Ortega N, Vorimore F, Aaziz R, Mitura A, Szymanska-Czerwinska M, Cicerol M, Salinas J, Sachse K, Caro MR. Detection of a novel Chlamydia species in captive spur-thighed tortoises (Testudo graeca) in southeastern Spain and proposal of Candidatus Chlamydia testudinis. Syst Appl Microbiol 2020; 43:126071.

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Record number: 3446
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