Name:Francisellatularensis subsp. holarctica (ex Olsufjev et al. 1959) Olsufjev and Meshcheryakova 1983
Proposed as: subsp. nov., nom. rev.
hol.arc.ti.ca. Gr. masc. adj.holos, whole, entire; L. fem. adj.arctica, northern, arctic; N.L. fem. adj.holarctica, generally distributed in the arctic regions
257; GIEM 503
Conduct genome-based taxonomy at
Olsufjev NG, Meshcheryakova IS. Subspecific taxonomy of Francisella tularensis McCoy and Chapin 1912. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1983; 33:872-874.
validly published under the ICNP
According to Yarza et al. (2013), an "orphan species with designated type strains that were either not deposited in culture collections or whose type strain is currently not available from a recognized culture collection".Publication:
Yarza P, Sproer C, Swiderski J, Mrotzek N, Spring S, Tindall BJ, Gronow S, Pukall R, Klenk HP, Lang E, et al. Sequencing orphan species initiative (SOS): Filling the gaps in the 16S rRNA gene sequence database for all species with validly published names. Syst Appl Microbiol 2013; 36:69-73.
The type strain is not available in any known culture collection. — Yarza P. Personal communication, 2012-03-04.
The full TRBA 466 classification is: risk group = 2, note = "Z".