Name DOI
(Mediannikov et al. 2011) Saini and Gupta 2021
Name Status
Validly Published
Current Authority
(Mediannikov et al. 2011) Saini and Gupta 2021
Preferred Name
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Type
(designated strain)
Refer to the type exemplar.
Type Strain
representative organism
T (= = =)
Proper Form
Rickettsiella massiliensis (Mediannikov et al. 2011) Saini and Gupta 2021
Nomenclatural History
The species Rickettsiella massiliensis was originally described by Saini and Gupta 2021. This name became validly published when it appeared on Validation List No. 202 in 2021. Saini and Gupta formed this name in 2021 by placing the species Mediannikov et al. 2011 into the genus Philip 1956 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Saini and Gupta 2021.
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Name Abstract for Rickettsiella massiliensis (Mediannikov et al. 2011) Saini and Gupta 2021. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on September 16, 2021.


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  2. Saini N, Gupta RS. A robust phylogenetic framework for members of the order Legionellales and its main genera (Legionella, Aquicella, Coxiella and Rickettsiella) based on phylogenomic analyses and identification of molecular markers demarcating different clades. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 2021; 114:957-982. [PubMed].