Name: Brucella ovis Buddle 1956 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: o’vis L. gen. fem. n. ovis, of the sheep

Gender: feminine

Type strain: 63/290; ATCC 25840; NCTC 10512

16S rRNA gene: L26168 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Buddle MB. Studies on Brucella ovis (n.sp.), a cause of genital disease of sheep in New Zealand and Australia. J Hyg (Lond) 1956; 54:351-364.

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: synonym

Correct name: Brucella melitensis (Hughes 1893) Meyer and Shaw 1920 (Approved Lists 1980)

Risk group: 3

Parent taxon: Brucella Meyer and Shaw 1920 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Buddle MB. Studies on Brucella ovis (n.sp.), a cause of genital disease of sheep in New Zealand and Australia. J Hyg (Lond) 1956; 54:351-364.

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Record number: 783566