Name: Anaeroplasma Robinson et al. 1975 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. pref. an-, not, without; Gr. masc. n. aer, air; Gr. neut. n. plasma, anything formed or moulded, image, figure, form; N.L. neut. n. Anaeroplasma, a form not living in air, intended to mean anaerobic mycoplasma

Gender: neuter

Type species: Anaeroplasma abactoclasticum Robinson et al. 1975 (Approved Lists 1980)

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Robinson IM, Allison MJ, Hartman PA. Anaeroplasma abactoclasticum gen. nov., sp. nov.: an obligately anaerobic mycoplasma from the rumen. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1975; 25:173-181.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 4
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 4
Total number of child taxa: 4

Parent taxon: Anaeroplasmataceae Robinson and Freundt 1987

Assigned by: Robinson IM, Freundt EA. Proposal for an amended classification of anaerobic mollicutes. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1987; 37:78-81.

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