Name: Moraxella ovis (Lindqvist 1960) Henriksen and Bøvre 1968 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: Neisseria ovis Lindqvist 1960 (Approved Lists 1980)

Etymology: o’vis L. gen. n. ovis, of the sheep

Gender: feminine

Type strain: 199/55; ATCC 33078; CCUG 354; DSM 18075; LMG 8381; NCTC 11227

16S rRNA gene: AJ247222 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Henriksen SD, Bovre K. The taxonomy of the genera Moraxella and Neisseria. J Gen Microbiol 1968; 51:387-392.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Parent taxon: Moraxella Lwoff 1939 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Henriksen SD, Bovre K. The taxonomy of the genera Moraxella and Neisseria. J Gen Microbiol 1968; 51:387-392.

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