Species Rickettsia rickettsii

Name: Rickettsia rickettsii corrig. (Wolbach 1919) Brumpt 1922 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: "Dermacentroxenus rickettsii" corrig. Wolbach 1919

Etymology: rick.etts’i.i. N.L. gen. masc. n. rickettsii, of Ricketts, named after Howard Taylor Ricketts for his classic studies of the etiology of Rocky Mountain spotted fever

Gender: feminine

Type strain: ATCC VR-149; Iowa; Smith

16S rRNA gene: CP018913 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Brumpt E. Précis de Parasitologie, 3rd ed. Masson et Cie, Paris, 1922.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 3

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

Assigned by: Brumpt E. Précis de Parasitologie, 3rd ed. Masson et Cie, Paris, 1922.

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Record number: 784800
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