Name: Treponema denticola (ex Flügge 1886) Chan et al. 1993

Category: Species

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

Etymology: den.ti.co.la. L. masc. n. dens (gen. dentis), tooth; L. masc./fem. suff. -cola, inhabitant dweller; from L. masc./fem. n. incola, dweller; N.L. masc./fem. n. denticola, tooth dweller (nominative in apposition)

Gender: neuter

Type strain: ATCC 35405; CIP 103919; DSM 14222; JCM 8153

16S rRNA gene: AB621358 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Chan EC, Siboo R, Keng T, Psarra N, Hurley R, Cheng SL, Iugovaz I. Treponema denticola (ex Brumpt 1925) sp. nov., nom. rev., and identification of new spirochete isolates from periodontal pockets. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1993; 43:196-203.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 43, part 2 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1993; 43:625.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Treponema Schaudinn 1905 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Chan EC, Siboo R, Keng T, Psarra N, Hurley R, Cheng SL, Iugovaz I. Treponema denticola (ex Brumpt 1925) sp. nov., nom. rev., and identification of new spirochete isolates from periodontal pockets. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1993; 43:196-203.

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Record number: 782836