Type species: Orientia tsutsugamushi (Hayashi 1920) Tamura et al. 1995
Valid publication: Tamura A, Ohashi N, Urakami H, Miyamura S. Classification of Rickettsia tsutsugamushi in a new genus, Orientia gen. nov., as Orientia tsutsugamushi comb. nov. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1995; 45:589-591.
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: 2
|Name||Nomenclatural status||Taxonomic status|
|"Orientia chuto" Izzard et al. 2010||not validly published|
|Orientia tsutsugamushi (Hayashi 1920) Tamura et al. 1995||validly published||correct name|
Parent taxon: Rickettsiaceae Pinkerton 1936 (Approved Lists 1980)
Assigned by: Dumler JS, Barbet AF, Bekker CP, Dasch GA, Palmer GH, Ray SC, Rikihisa Y, Rurangirwa FR. 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, descriptions 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.