Species Rickettsia tillamookensis

Name: Rickettsia tillamookensis Gauthier et al. 2021

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: till.a.mook.en’sis. N.L. masc./fem. adj. tillamookensis, from Tillamook County, Oregon, USA from where a pool of western blacklegged (Ixodes pacificus) ticks were collected in 1967 and were used to obtain the primary isolate in 1976 [1]

Gender: feminine

Type strain: CRIRC RTI001; CSUR R5043; Tillamook 23

16S rRNA gene: CP060138 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Gauthier DT, Karpathy SE, Grizzard SL, Batra D, Rowe LA, Paddock CD. Characterization of a novel transitional group Rickettsia species (Rickettsia tillamookensis sp. nov.) from the western black-legged tick, Ixodes pacificus. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2021; 71:4880.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 71, part 7 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2021; 71:5006.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

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

Assigned by: Gauthier DT, Karpathy SE, Grizzard SL, Batra D, Rowe LA, Paddock CD. Characterization of a novel transitional group Rickettsia species (Rickettsia tillamookensis sp. nov.) from the western black-legged tick, Ixodes pacificus. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2021; 71:4880.

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Record number: 11747
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