Name: Chlamydophila psittaci (Lillie 1930) Everett et al. 1999

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Etymology: L. n. psittacus, a parrot; L. gen. masc. n. psittaci, of a parrot

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

16S rRNA gene accession number: AB001778

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 psittaci (Lillie 1930) Page 1968 (Approved Lists 1980)

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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