Name: Moraxella bovoculi Angelos et al. 2007

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: bov.oc’ul.i L. n. bos -ovis, an ox, a bull, a cow; L. n. oculus -i, an eye; N.L. gen. n. bovoculi, of the eye of a cow, from where the type strain was isolated

Type strains: #237; ATCC BAA-1259; CCUG 52049; DSM 21142

16S rRNA gene: DQ153089 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Angelos JA, Spinks PQ, Ball LM, George LW. Moraxella bovoculi sp. nov., isolated from calves with infectious bovine keratoconjunctivitis. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2007; 57:789-795.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 57, part 4 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2007; 57:1374-1375.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Moraxella Lwoff 1939 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Angelos JA, Spinks PQ, Ball LM, George LW. Moraxella bovoculi sp. nov., isolated from calves with infectious bovine keratoconjunctivitis. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2007; 57:789-795.

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