Name: Entomoplasma melaleucae (Tully et al. 1990) Tully et al. 1993

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: Mycoplasma melaleucae Tully et al. 1990

Etymology: N.L. n. Melaleuca, a genus of tropical trees having white flowers with sweet fragrance; N.L. gen. n. melaleucae, of Melaleuca, the plant from which the type strain was isolated

Gender: neuter

Type strains: ATCC 49191; M1; NCTC 11715

16S rRNA gene: M24478 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: Mesoplasma melaleucae (Tully 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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