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Genus Wigglesworthia

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 cited in this file: 1
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

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).


 

Wigglesworthia Aksoy 1995, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Wigglesworthia glossinidia Aksoy 1995.
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Wigglesworthia, named after the parasitologist W.B. Wigglesworth.
Valid publication: AKSOY (S.): Wigglesworthia gen. nov. and Wigglesworthia glossinidia sp. nov., taxa consisting of the mycetocyte-associated, primary endosymbionts of tsetse flies. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1995, 45, 848-851.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Wigglesworthia glossinidia Aksoy 1995, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) description (the nomenclatural type is the primary endosymbiont found in the mycetocytes of Glossina morsitans morsitans).
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: not available.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. glossinidia, referring to Glossina, the genus of tsetse flies.
Valid publication: AKSOY (S.): Wigglesworthia gen. nov. and Wigglesworthia glossinidia sp. nov., taxa consisting of the mycetocyte-associated, primary endosymbionts of tsetse flies. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1995, 45, 848-851.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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