Genus Diplorickettsia

Name: Diplorickettsia Mediannikov et al. 2011

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Di.plo.ric.kett’sia Gr. adj. diplos, doubled; N.L. fem. n. Rickettsia, a bacterial generic name; N.L. fem. n. Diplorickettsia, doubled Rickettsia, for the phenotypic resemblance of the isolated strain with rickettsiae shown by Gimenez staining

Type species: Diplorickettsia massiliensis Mediannikov et al. 2011

Effective publication: Mediannikov O, Sekeyova Z, Birg ML, Raoult D. A novel obligate intracellular gamma-proteobacterium associated with ixodid ticks, Diplorickettsia massiliensis, Gen. Nov., Sp. Nov. PLoS One 2010; 5:e11478.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Validation list no. 141. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2011; 61:2025-2026.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 1
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Coxiellaceae Garrity et al. 2005

Assigned by: Mediannikov O, Sekeyova Z, Birg ML, Raoult D. A novel obligate intracellular gamma-proteobacterium associated with ixodid ticks, Diplorickettsia massiliensis, Gen. Nov., Sp. Nov. PLoS One 2010; 5:e11478.

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