Name: Treponema pertenue (Castellani 1905) Castellani and Chalmers 1910 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: "Spirochaeta pertenuis" Castellani 1905

Etymology: per.ten’u.e L. neut. adj. pertenue, extremely slight, very thin, slender

Gender: neuter

Type strain: Gauthier; no culture available; none designated

16S rRNA gene: AF426102 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Castellani A, Chalmers AJ. Manual of Tropical Medicine, 1st ed. Bailliere, Tindall and Cox, London, 1910.

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: Castellani A, Chalmers AJ. Manual of Tropical Medicine, 1st ed. Bailliere, Tindall and Cox, London, 1910.

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Record number: 785119