Species Mycobacterium bovis

Name: Mycobacterium bovis Karlson and Lessel 1970 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: bo’vis L. masc./fem. n. bos (gen. bovis), an ox, bull, cow; L. gen. masc./fem. n. bovis, of an ox

Gender: neuter

Type strains: ATCC 19210; CIP 105234; NCTC 10772

16S rRNA gene: AF547903 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Karlson AG, Lessel EF. Mycobacterium bovis nom. nov. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1970; 20:273-282.

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: Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Zopf 1883) Lehmann and Neumann 1896 (Approved Lists 1980)

Risk group: 3

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2
Total number of child taxa: 2

Parent taxon: Mycobacterium Lehmann and Neumann 1896 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Karlson AG, Lessel EF. Mycobacterium bovis nom. nov. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1970; 20:273-282.

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