Name: Wolbachia pipientis Hertig 1936 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: L. pres. part. pipiens, specific epithet of the host mosquito, Culex pipiens; from L. pres. part. pipiens, peeping; N.L. gen. n. pipientis, of pipiens

Gender: feminine

Type strain: no culture isolated

Effective publication: Hertig M. The rickettsia, Wolbachia pipientis (gen. et sp. n.) and associated inclusions of the mosquito, Culex pipiens. Parasitology 1936; 28:453-486.

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: Hertig M. The rickettsia, Wolbachia pipientis (gen. et sp. n.) and associated inclusions of the mosquito, Culex pipiens. Parasitology 1936; 28:453-486.

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Record number: 785195
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