Species Rickettsia bellii

Name: Rickettsia bellii Philip et al. 1983

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: bell’i.i. N.L. gen. masc. n. bellii, of Bell, named in honor of a rickettsiologist E. John Bell, who first isolated the organism

Gender: feminine

Type strain: RML 369-C

Valid publication: Philip RN, Casper EA, Anacker RL, Cory J, Hayes SF, Burgdorfer W, Yunker CE. Rickettsia bellii sp. nov.: a tick-borne rickettsia, widely distributed in the United States, that is distinct from the spotted fever and typhus biogroups. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1983; 33:94-106.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2

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

Assigned by: Philip RN, Casper EA, Anacker RL, Cory J, Hayes SF, Burgdorfer W, Yunker CE. Rickettsia bellii sp. nov.: a tick-borne rickettsia, widely distributed in the United States, that is distinct from the spotted fever and typhus biogroups. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1983; 33:94-106.

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Record number: 784784
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