Species "Candidatus Legionella jeonii"

Name: "Candidatus Legionella jeonii" Park et al. 2004

Category: Species

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. jeonii, named in honour of Kwang W. Jeon who discovered X-bacteria and pioneered the research on endosymbiosis of X-bacteria in Amoeba proteus

Gender: feminine

Type strains: symbiont of A. proteus strain xD

16S rRNA gene: AY598719 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Park M, Yun ST, Kim MS, Chun J, Ahn TI. Phylogenetic characterization of Legionella-like endosymbiotic X-bacteria in Amoeba proteus: a proposal for 'Candidatus Legionella jeonii' sp. nov. Environ Microbiol 2004; 6:1252-1263.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Parent taxon: Legionella Brenner et al. 1979 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Park M, Yun ST, Kim MS, Chun J, Ahn TI. Phylogenetic characterization of Legionella-like endosymbiotic X-bacteria in Amoeba proteus: a proposal for 'Candidatus Legionella jeonii' sp. nov. Environ Microbiol 2004; 6:1252-1263.

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