Species Mycobacterium elephantis

Name: Mycobacterium elephantis Shojaei et al. 2000

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: e.le.phan’tis L. n. elephas -antis, an elephant; L. gen. masc. n. elephantis, of an elephant

Gender: neuter

Type strain: 484; CIP 106831; DSM 44368; JCM 12406

16S rRNA gene: AF547919 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Shojaei H, Magee JG, Freeman R, Yates M, Horadagoda NU, Goodfellow M. Mycobacterium elephantis sp. nov., a rapidly growing non-chromogenic Mycobacterium isolated from an elephant. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2000; 50:1817-1820.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 50, part 5 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2000; 50:1955.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2

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

Assigned by: Shojaei H, Magee JG, Freeman R, Yates M, Horadagoda NU, Goodfellow M. Mycobacterium elephantis sp. nov., a rapidly growing non-chromogenic Mycobacterium isolated from an elephant. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2000; 50:1817-1820.

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