Name: Malacoplasma Gupta et al. 2018

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Ma.la.co.plas’ma Gr. adj. malacos, soft; Gr. neut. n. plasma, something formed or molded, a form; N.L. neut. n. Malacoplasma, soft form

Type species: Malacoplasma iowae (Jordan et al. 1982) Gupta et al. 2018

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Gupta RS, Sawnani S, Adeolu M, Alnajar S, Oren A. Phylogenetic framework for the phylum Tenericutes based on genome sequence data: proposal for the creation of a new order Mycoplasmoidales ord. nov., containing two new families Mycoplasmoidaceae fam. nov. and Metamycoplasmataceae fam. nov. harbouring Eperythrozoon, Ureaplasma and five novel genera. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2018; 111:1583-1630.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Validation list no. 184. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2018; 68:3379-3393.

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: Mycoplasmoidaceae Gupta et al. 2018

Assigned by: Gupta RS, Sawnani S, Adeolu M, Alnajar S, Oren A. Phylogenetic framework for the phylum Tenericutes based on genome sequence data: proposal for the creation of a new order Mycoplasmoidales ord. nov., containing two new families Mycoplasmoidaceae fam. nov. and Metamycoplasmataceae fam. nov. harbouring Eperythrozoon, Ureaplasma and five novel genera. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2018; 111:1583-1630.

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