Etymology: Ed.war.di.i.plas’ma Gr. neut. n. plasma, anything formed or moulded, image, figure; N.L. neut. n. Edwardiiplasma, a form named to recognize the contributions of Dr. Derrek Edward to the field of Mollicutes
Original publication: Gupta RS, Son J, Oren A. A phylogenomic and molecular markers based taxonomic framework for members of the order Entomoplasmatales: proposal for an emended order Mycoplasmatales containing the family Spiroplasmataceae and emended family Mycoplasmataceae comprised of six genera. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2019; 112:561-588.
Correct name: Mesoplasma Tully et al. 1993
|Mesoplasma Tully et al. 1993||heterotypic synonym, validly published|
Parent taxon: Entomoplasmataceae Tully et al. 1993