Subspecies "Treponema pallidum subsp. pertenue"

Name: "Treponema pallidum subsp. pertenue" (Castellani 1905) Smibert 1984

Category: Subspecies

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: "Spirochaeta pertenuis" Castellani 1905

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

Gender: neuter

Type strain: Gauthier; no culture available; none designated

16S rRNA gene: AF426102 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Smibert RM. Genus III Treponema Schaudinn 1905, 1728AL. In: Krieg NR, Holt JG (eds), Bergey’s Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, first edition, vol. 1, The Williams & Wilkins Co, Baltimore, 1984, p. 49-57.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

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

Parent taxon: Treponema pallidum (Schaudinn and Hoffmann 1905) Schaudinn 1905 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Smibert RM. Genus III Treponema Schaudinn 1905, 1728AL. In: Krieg NR, Holt JG (eds), Bergey’s Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, first edition, vol. 1, The Williams & Wilkins Co, Baltimore, 1984, p. 49-57.

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Record number: 801240