Name: Mesomycoplasma flocculare (Meyling and Friis 1972) Gupta et al. 2018

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: Mycoplasma flocculare Meyling and Friis 1972 (Approved Lists 1980)

Etymology: floc.cu.la’re L. dim. n. flocculus, a small flock or tuft of wool; L. neut. suff. -are, suffix denoting pertaining to; N.L. neut. adj. flocculare, resembling a small floc of wool, referring to the tendency of the organism to form clumps of flocculent material in broth culture

Type strains: ATCC 27399; NCTC 10143

16S rRNA gene: X63377 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Gupta RS, Sawnani S, Adeolu M, Alnajar S, Oren A. Phylogenetic framework for the phylum Tenericutes based on genome sequence data: proposal for the creation of a new order Mycoplasmoidales ord. nov., containing two new families Mycoplasmoidaceae fam. nov. and Metamycoplasmataceae fam. nov. harbouring Eperythrozoon, Ureaplasma and five novel genera. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2018; 111:1583-1630.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Validation list no. 184. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2018; 68:3379-3393.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Parent taxon: Mesomycoplasma Gupta et al. 2018

Assigned by: Gupta RS, Sawnani S, Adeolu M, Alnajar S, Oren A. Phylogenetic framework for the phylum Tenericutes based on genome sequence data: proposal for the creation of a new order Mycoplasmoidales ord. nov., containing two new families Mycoplasmoidaceae fam. nov. and Metamycoplasmataceae fam. nov. harbouring Eperythrozoon, Ureaplasma and five novel genera. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2018; 111:1583-1630.

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