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Family Anaplasmataceae

Warning: In the List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature, an arrow () only indicates the sequence of valid publication of names and does not mean that the last name in the sequence must be used (see: Introduction).

Classification (Warning: see also the file "Classification of prokaryotes: Introduction").


For a detailed description of this taxon see Bergey’s Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria (BMSAB).


 

Anaplasmataceae Philip 1957, familia.
Type genus: ¤ Anaplasma Theiler 1910 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: N.L. neut. n. Anaplasma, type genus of the family; suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Anaplasmataceae, the Anaplasma family.
Approved Lists reference: SKERMAN (V.B.D.), McGOWAN (V.) and SNEATH (P.H.A.) (editors): Approved Lists of Bacterial Names. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1980, 30, 225-420 (Approved Lists of Bacterial Names in IJSEM Online - Approved Lists of Bacterial Names Amended edition).
Original publication: PHILIP (C.B.): Family IV. Anaplasmataceae Philip, Fam. Nov. In: R.S. BREED, E.G.D. MURRAY and N.R. SMITH (editors): Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology, seventh edition, The Williams & Wilkins Co, Baltimore, 1957, pp. 980-984.

Anaplasmataceae Philip 1957 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Dumler et al. 2001.
Type genus: ¤ Anaplasma Theiler 1910 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Dumler et al. 2001.
Etymology: N.L. neut. n. Anaplasma, type genus of the family; suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Anaplasmataceae, the Anaplasma family.
Reference: DUMLER (J.S.), BARBET (A.F.), BEKKER (C.P.J.), DASCH (G.A.), PALMER (G.H.), RAY (S.C.), RIKIHISA (Y.) and RURANGIRWA (F.R.): Reorganization of genera in the families Rickettsiaceae and Anaplasmataceae in the order Rickettsiales: unification of some species of Ehrlichia with Anaplasma, Cowdria with Ehrlichia and Ehrlichia with Neorickettsia, description of six new species combinations and designation of Ehrlichia equi and 'HGE agent' as subjective synonyms of Ehrlichia phagocytophila. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 2001, 51, 2145-2165.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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