Name: Treponema paraluiscuniculi corrig. (Jacobsthal 1920) Smibert 1974 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: "Spirochaeta paraluiscuniculi" Jacobsthal 1920

Etymology: pa.ra.lu.is.cu.ni.cu.li. Gr. pref. para-, beside, alongside of, near, like; L. fem. n. lues (gen. luis), pestilences, plague, infection (here syphilis); L. masc. n. cuniculus (gen. cuniculi), a rabbit; N.L. gen. masc. n. paraluiscuniculi, of a syphilis-like (disease) of rabbits

Gender: neuter

Type strain: no culture available

Effective publication: Smibert RM. Treponema paraluiscuniculi (Jacobsthal) Smibert comb. nov. In: Buchanan RE, Gibbons NE (eds), Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology, 8th edition, The Williams & Wilkins Co, Baltimore, 1974, p. 177.

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: 2

Parent taxon: Treponema Schaudinn 1905 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Smibert RM. Treponema paraluiscuniculi (Jacobsthal) Smibert comb. nov. In: Buchanan RE, Gibbons NE (eds), Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology, 8th edition, The Williams & Wilkins Co, Baltimore, 1974, p. 177.

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Record number: 785117