Name: Acholeplasma modicum Leach 1973 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: L. neut. adj. modicum, having or keeping a proper measure, moderate, referring to moderate growth

Type strains: ATCC 29102; NCTC 10134; PG 49

16S rRNA gene accession number: M23933

Effective publication: Leach RH. Further studies on classification of bovine strains of mycoplasmatales, with proposals for new species, Acholeplasma modicum and Mycoplasma alkalescens. J Gen Microbiol 1973; 75:135-153.

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

Risk group: 2

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

Assigned by: Leach RH. Further studies on classification of bovine strains of mycoplasmatales, with proposals for new species, Acholeplasma modicum and Mycoplasma alkalescens. J Gen Microbiol 1973; 75:135-153.

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