Name: Chlamydophila felis Everett et al. 1999

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: fe’lis L. gen. n. felis, of the cat, because the domestic cat is the primary host of the strains identified to date

Type strains: ATCC VR-120; DSM 26967; Fe/Pn-1; FP Baker

16S rRNA gene accession number: D85701

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: synonym

Correct name: Chlamydia felis (Everett et al. 1999) Sachse et al. 2015

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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