Name: Acholeplasma entomophilum Tully et al. 1988

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: Gr. n. entomon, insect; N.L. neut. adj. philum, friend, loving; from Gr. neut. adj. philon, friend; N.L. neut. adj. entomophilum, insect loving

Gender: neuter

Type strains: ATCC 43706; NCTC 11713; TAC

16S rRNA gene: AF305693 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Tully JG, Rose DL, Carle P, Bové JM, Hackett KJ, Whitcomb RF. Acholeplasma entomophilum sp. nov. from gut contents of a wide range of host insects. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1988; 38:164-167.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Mesoplasma entomophilum (Tully et al. 1988) Tully et al. 1993

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Acholeplasma Edward and Freundt 1970 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Tully JG, Rose DL, Carle P, Bové JM, Hackett KJ, Whitcomb RF. Acholeplasma entomophilum sp. nov. from gut contents of a wide range of host insects. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1988; 38:164-167.

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