Name: Moraxella urethralis Lautrop et al. 1970 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: L. n. urethra, the excretory canal of the urine, the urethra; L. masc./fem. adj. suff. -alis, suffix denoting pertaining to; N.L. fem. adj. urethralis, of or pertaining to the urethra

Gender: feminine

Type strains: ATCC 17960; CCUG 13463; CCUG 37823; CDC 7603; CIP 103116; DSM 7531; IFO 14589; JCM 20913; LMG 1015; LMG 5303; NBRC 14589; NCTC 12964

16S rRNA gene: AJ247262 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Lautrop H, Bøvre K, Frederiksen W. A Moraxella-like microorganism isolated from the genito-urinary tract of man. Acta Pathologica et Bacteriologica Scandinavica, Section B 1970; 78:255-256.

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: synonym

Correct name: Oligella urethralis (Lautrop et al. 1970) Rossau et al. 1987

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Moraxella Lwoff 1939 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Lautrop H, Bøvre K, Frederiksen W. A Moraxella-like microorganism isolated from the genito-urinary tract of man. Acta Pathologica et Bacteriologica Scandinavica, Section B 1970; 78:255-256.

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