Species "Rickettsia felis"

Name: "Rickettsia felis" Bouyer et al. 2001

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: fe’lis. L. gen. fem. n. felis, of the cat

Gender: feminine

Type strain: California 2; CNCM I-2363; Ctenocephalides felis-LSU. The type strain is maintained in an infected flea colony by the Department of Entomology, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center; Marseille-URRWFXCal2

16S rRNA gene: CP000053 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Bouyer DH, Stenos J, Crocquet-Valdes P, Moron CG, Popov VL, Zavala-Velazquez JE, Foil LD, Stothard DR, Azad AF, Walker DH. Rickettsia felis: molecular characterization of a new member of the spotted fever group. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2001; 51:339-347.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 51, part 2 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2001; 51:795-796.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Risk group: 2

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

Assigned by: Bouyer DH, Stenos J, Crocquet-Valdes P, Moron CG, Popov VL, Zavala-Velazquez JE, Foil LD, Stothard DR, Azad AF, Walker DH. Rickettsia felis: molecular characterization of a new member of the spotted fever group. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2001; 51:339-347.

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Record number: 784788