Candidatus Midichloriaceae
Scientific classification
Candidatus Midichloriaceae

Montagna et al. 2013[1]
  • "Candidatus Aquirickettsia" corrig. Klinges et al. 2019
  • "Candidatus Bandiella" Senra et al. 2016
  • "Candidatus Cyrtobacter" Vannini et al. 2010
  • "Candidatus Defluviella" Boscaro et al. 2013
  • "Candidatus Fokinia" Szokoli et al. 2016
  • "Candidatus Grelliella" corrig. Gruber-Vodicka et al. 2019
  • "Candidatus Jidaibacter" Schulz et al. 2016
  • "Candidatus Midichloria" Sassera et al. 2006

"Candidatus Midichloriaceae" is a family of bacteria, included in the order Rickettsiales.[2] No member of this family has been cultured in the laboratory, so the entire family has been given the status candidatus.


  1. ^ Montagna M, Sassera D, Epis S, Bazzocchi C, Vannini C, Lo N, Sacchi L, Fukatsu T, Petroni G, Bandi C (2013). ""Candidatus Midichloriaceae" fam. nov. (Rickettsiales), an ecologically widespread clade of intracellular alphaproteobacteria". Appl Environ Microbiol. 79 (10): 3241–3248. Bibcode:2013ApEnM..79.3241M. doi:10.1128/AEM.03971-12. PMC 3685259. PMID 23503305.
  2. ^ a b Euzéby JP, Parte AC. "Midichloriaceae". List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature (LPSN). Retrieved June 1, 2021.