Name: Entomoplasma ellychniae (Tully et al. 1989) Tully et al. 1993

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: Mycoplasma ellychniae Tully et al. 1989

Etymology: N.L. n. Ellychnia, a genus of firefly beetles; N.L. gen. n. ellychniae, of Ellychnia, from which the organism was first isolated

Gender: neuter

Type strains: ATCC 43707; ELCN-1; NCTC 11714

16S rRNA gene: JN644764 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Tully JG, Bové JM, Laigret F, Whitcomb RF. Revised taxonomy of the class Mollicutes: proposed elevation of a monophyletic cluster of arthropod-associated mollicutes to ordinal rank (Entomoplasmatales ord. nov.), with provision for familial rank to separate species with nonhelical morphology (Entomoplasmataceae fam. nov.) from helical species (Spiroplasmataceae), and emended descriptions of the order Mycoplasmatales, family Mycoplasmataceae. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1993; 43:378-385.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Entomoplasma Tully et al. 1993

Assigned by: Tully JG, Bové JM, Laigret F, Whitcomb RF. Revised taxonomy of the class Mollicutes: proposed elevation of a monophyletic cluster of arthropod-associated mollicutes to ordinal rank (Entomoplasmatales ord. nov.), with provision for familial rank to separate species with nonhelical morphology (Entomoplasmataceae fam. nov.) from helical species (Spiroplasmataceae), and emended descriptions of the order Mycoplasmatales, family Mycoplasmataceae. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1993; 43:378-385.

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