Name: Wolbachia persica Suitor and Weiss 1961 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: per’si.ca. L. fem. adj. persica, Persian, here, named after Argas persicus, the reputed host tick

Gender: feminine

Type strain: ATCC VR-331; DSM 101678; FSC845

16S rRNA gene: M21292 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Suitor Jr. EC, Weiss E. Isolation of a rickettsialike microorganism (Wolbachia persica n. sp.) from Argas persicus (Oken). Journal of Infectious Diseases 1961; 108:95-106.

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: synonym

Correct name: Francisella persica (Suitor and Weiss 1961) Larson et al. 2016

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Wolbachia Hertig 1936 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Suitor Jr. EC, Weiss E. Isolation of a rickettsialike microorganism (Wolbachia persica n. sp.) from Argas persicus (Oken). Journal of Infectious Diseases 1961; 108:95-106.

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Record number: 785194
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