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Genus Occidentia

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).

Number of species, including synonyms, cited in this file: 1
Number of subspecies, including synonyms, cited in this file: 0

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

 

Occidentia Mediannikov et al. 2017, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Occidentia massiliensis Mediannikov et al. 2017.
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Occidentia, genus belonging to the occident, for the western part of Africa where the tick from which the type strain was isolated, was collected, and in contrast with Orientia, the name of its phylogenetically closest relative, distributed in Asia.
Valid publication: VALIDATION LIST no. 176. List of novel names and novel combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 67 (2017), 2075-2078.
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Effective publication: MEDIANNIKOV, O., NGUYEN, T. T., BELL-SAKYI, L., PADMANABHAN, R., FOURNIER, P. E. and RAOULT, D. 2014. High quality draft genome sequence and description of Occidentia massiliensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a new member of the family Rickettsiaceae. Stand. Genomic Sci., 9, 9.
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Occidentia massiliensis Mediannikov et al. 2017, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) OS18=CSUR P764=DSM 24860.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: GU937608.
Whole-genome sequence accession no.: CANJ00000000.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. massiliensis, of Massilia, the Latin name of Marseille, France, where strain OS18T was first grown, identified and characterized.
Source: Animal.
Valid publication: VALIDATION LIST no. 176. List of novel names and novel combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 67 (2017), 2075-2078.
Validation List Online
Effective publication: MEDIANNIKOV, O., NGUYEN, T. T., BELL-SAKYI, L., PADMANABHAN, R., FOURNIER, P. E. and RAOULT, D. 2014. High quality draft genome sequence and description of Occidentia massiliensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a new member of the family Rickettsiaceae. Stand. Genomic Sci., 9, 9.
Effective publication Online

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