Name: Chlamydophila caviae Everett et al. 1999

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: ca’vi.ae L. gen. fem. n. caviae, of the guinea pig (Cavia cobaya) because the type strain was isolated from Cavia cobaya

Type strains: ATCC VR-813; DSM 19441; Gp/Ic

16S rRNA gene accession number: D85708

Valid publication: Everett KD, Bush RM, Andersen AA. Emended description of the order Chlamydiales, proposal of Parachlamydiaceae fam. nov. and Simkaniaceae fam. nov., each containing one monotypic genus, revised taxonomy of the family Chlamydiaceae, including a new genus and five new species, and standards for the identification of organisms. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1999; 49:415-440.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: orphaned species

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Chlamydophila Everett et al. 1999

Assigned by: Everett KD, Bush RM, Andersen AA. Emended description of the order Chlamydiales, proposal of Parachlamydiaceae fam. nov. and Simkaniaceae fam. nov., each containing one monotypic genus, revised taxonomy of the family Chlamydiaceae, including a new genus and five new species, and standards for the identification of organisms. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1999; 49:415-440.

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