Name: Wolbachia melophagi (Nöller 1917) Philip 1956 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: "Rickettsia melophagi" Nöller 1917

Etymology: N.L. masc. n. Melophagus, a genus of wingless flies commonly called sheep keds; N.L. gen. masc. n. melophagi, of Melophagus

Gender: feminine

Type strain: no culture isolated

Effective publication: Philip CB. Comments on the classification of the order Rickettsiales. Can J Microbiol 1956; 2:261-270.

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: 1

Parent taxon: Wolbachia Hertig 1936 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Philip CB. Comments on the classification of the order Rickettsiales. Can J Microbiol 1956; 2:261-270.

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Record number: 785193
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