Name: Entomoplasma lucivorax (Williamson et al. 1990) Tully et al. 1993

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: Mycoplasma lucivorax Williamson et al. 1990

Etymology: L. fem. n. lux (gen. lucis), light; L. adj. vorax, ravenous, voracious, devouring; N.L. adj. lucivorax, light devouring, referring to the predacious habit of the host insect, which preys on other luminescent firefly species

Gender: neuter

Type strains: ATCC 49196; NCTC 11716; PIPN-2

16S rRNA gene: AF547212 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: synonym

Correct name: Williamsoniiplasma lucivorax (Williamson et al. 1990) Gupta et al. 2019

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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