Species "Candidatus Rickettsia amblyommatis"

Name: "Candidatus Rickettsia amblyommatis" corrig. Labruna et al. 2004

Category: Species

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology: am.bly.om’ma.tis. N.L. gen. neut. n. amblyommatis, of Amblyomma, the genus of hard ticks from which the type strain was isolated

Gender: feminine

Type strain: CRIRC RAM004; CSURP2882; WB-8-2

Original publication: Labruna MB, Whitworth T, Bouyer DH, McBride J, Camargo LM, Camargo EP, Popov V, Walker DH. Rickettsia bellii and Rickettsia amblyommii in Amblyomma ticks from the State of Rondonia, Western Amazon, Brazil. J Med Entomol 2004; 41:1073-1081.

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

Correct name: Rickettsia amblyommatis Karpathy et al. 2016

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Rickettsia da Rocha-Lima 1916 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Labruna MB, Whitworth T, Bouyer DH, McBride J, Camargo LM, Camargo EP, Popov V, Walker DH. Rickettsia bellii and Rickettsia amblyommii in Amblyomma ticks from the State of Rondonia, Western Amazon, Brazil. J Med Entomol 2004; 41:1073-1081.

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Record number: 949
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