Name DOI
corrig. Mediannikov et al. 2007
Name Status
Not Validly Published
Current Authority
corrig. Mediannikov et al. 2007
Preferred Name
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Type
(designated strain)
Refer to the type exemplar.
Type Strain
representative organism
Proper Form
Rickettsia davoustii corrig. Mediannikov et al. 2007
Nomenclatural History
The species Rickettsia davoustii was originally described by Mediannikov et al. 2007. Oren et al. corrected this name from Candidatus (sic) to Candidatus .
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