Species "Candidatus Phytoplasma citri"

Name: "Candidatus Phytoplasma citri" corrig. Zreik et al. 1995

Category: Species

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology: ci’tri L. gen. fem. n. citri, of citrus

Gender: neuter

Type strain: no culture isolated; WBDL

16S rRNA gene: U15442 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Zreik L, Carle P, Bove JM, Garnier M. Characterization of the mycoplasmalike organism associated with witches'-broom disease of lime and proposition of a Candidatus taxon for the organism, "Candidatus phytoplasma aurantifolia". Int J Syst Bacteriol 1995; 45:449-453.

IJSEM list: Oren A. "Candidatus list no. 0." A plea for linguistic accuracy – also for Candidatus taxa. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:1085-1094.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Parent taxon: "Candidatus Phytoplasma" Firrao et al. 2004

Assigned by: Zreik L, Carle P, Bove JM, Garnier M. Characterization of the mycoplasmalike organism associated with witches'-broom disease of lime and proposition of a Candidatus taxon for the organism, "Candidatus phytoplasma aurantifolia". Int J Syst Bacteriol 1995; 45:449-453.

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