Name: Spiroplasma Saglio et al. 1973 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. fem. n. speîra, a coil, spiral (Latin transliteration spira); Gr. neut. n. plasma, something formed or molded, a form, figure; N.L. neut. n. Spiroplasma, spiral form

Gender: neuter (stem: Spiroplasmat-)

Type species: Spiroplasma citri Saglio et al. 1973 (Approved Lists 1980)

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Saglio P, Lhospital M, Lafleche D, Dupont G, Bové JM, Tully JG, Freundt EA. Spiroplasma citri gen. and sp. n.: a mycoplasma-like organism associated with stubborn disease of citrus. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1973; 23:191-204.

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 under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 38
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 38
Total number of child taxa: 40

Parent taxon: Spiroplasmataceae (ex Skripal 1974) Skripal 1983

Assigned by: Skripal IG. Revival of the name Spiroplasmataceae fam. nov., nom. rev., omitted from the 1980 Approved Lists of Bacterial Names 1980. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1983; 33:408.

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Record number: 517601
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