Name: "Candidatus Neoehrlichia mikurensis" Kawahara et al. 2004

Category: Species

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology: Ne.o.ehr.lic’hi.ami.ku.ren’sis Gr. adj. neos, new; N.L. fem. n. Ehrlichia, name of a bacterial genus; N.L. fem. n. Neoehrlichia, a new Ehrlichia; N.L. masc./fem. adj. mikurensis, referring to Mikura Island, southern Japan, where the organism was discovered

Type strains: TK4456; TK4456R

16S rRNA gene: AB084582 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Kawahara M, Rikihisa Y, Isogai E, Takahashi M, Misumi H, Suto C, Shibata S, Zhang C, Tsuji M. Ultrastructure and phylogenetic analysis of 'Candidatus Neoehrlichia mikurensis' in the family Anaplasmataceae, isolated from wild rats and found in Ixodes ovatus ticks. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:1837-1843.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 54, part 5 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2005; 55:3-5.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Parent taxon: [Neoehrlichia]

Assigned by: Kawahara M, Rikihisa Y, Isogai E, Takahashi M, Misumi H, Suto C, Shibata S, Zhang C, Tsuji M. Ultrastructure and phylogenetic analysis of 'Candidatus Neoehrlichia mikurensis' in the family Anaplasmataceae, isolated from wild rats and found in Ixodes ovatus ticks. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:1837-1843.

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