Name DOI
(sic) Anstead and Chilton 2013
Name Status
Not Validly Published
Current Authority
(sic) Anstead and Chilton 2013
Preferred Name
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Type
(designated strain)
Refer to the type exemplar.
Type Strain
representative organism
Proper Form
Rickettsia angustus (sic) Anstead and Chilton 2013
Nomenclatural History
The species Rickettsia angustus was originally described by Anstead and Chilton 2013. Oren et al. corrected this name from Candidatus (sic) to Candidatus .
When referring to this Abstract, please use its Digital Object Identifier and cite NamesforLife.
Name Abstract for Rickettsia angustus (sic) Anstead and Chilton 2013. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on August 21, 2019.


  1. Oren A, Garrity GM, Parker CT, Chuvochina M, Trujillo ME. Lists of names of prokaryotic Candidatus taxa. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:3956-4042. [PubMed].
  2. Anstead CA, Chilton NB. A novel Rickettsia species detected in Vole Ticks (Ixodes angustus) from Western Canada. Appl Environ Microbiol 2013; 79:7583-7589. [PubMed].