Name: "Treponema carateum" (ex Brumpt 1939) Smibert 1984

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov., nom. rev.

Etymology: ca.ra’te.um M.L. n. carate, name of a South American disease, pinta; M.L. neut. adj. carateum, of carate

Gender: neuter

Type strain: none designated

Original publication: Smibert RM. Genus III Treponema Schaudinn 1905, 1728AL. In: Krieg NR, Holt JG (eds), Bergey’s Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, first edition, vol. 1, The Williams & Wilkins Co, Baltimore, 1984, p. 49-57.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Treponema Schaudinn 1905 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Smibert RM. Genus III Treponema Schaudinn 1905, 1728AL. In: Krieg NR, Holt JG (eds), Bergey’s Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, first edition, vol. 1, The Williams & Wilkins Co, Baltimore, 1984, p. 49-57.

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Record number: 785108