Name: Mesoplasma corruscae Tully et al. 1994

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. gen. fem. n. corruscae, of corrusca, referring to the species of firefly beetle (Ellychnia corrusca) from which the organism was first isolated

Gender: neuter

Type strains: ATCC 49579; ELCA-2

16S rRNA gene: AY168929 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Tully JG, Whitcomb RF, Hackett KJ, Rose DL, Henegar RB, Bove JM, Carle P, Williamson DL, Clark TB. Taxonomic descriptions of eight new non-sterol-requiring mollicutes assigned to the genus Mesoplasma. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1994; 44:685-693.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 44, part 4 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1995; 45:199-200.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Mesoplasma Tully et al. 1993

Assigned by: Tully JG, Whitcomb RF, Hackett KJ, Rose DL, Henegar RB, Bove JM, Carle P, Williamson DL, Clark TB. Taxonomic descriptions of eight new non-sterol-requiring mollicutes assigned to the genus Mesoplasma. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1994; 44:685-693.

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