Species Mycobacterium hippocampi

Name: Mycobacterium hippocampi Balcázar et al. 2014

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: hip.po.cam’pi L. gen. masc. n. hippocampi, of the seahorse

Gender: neuter

Type strains: BFLP-6; DSM 45391; LMG 25372

16S rRNA gene: FN430736 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Balcazar JL, Planas M, Pintado J. Mycobacterium hippocampi sp. nov., a rapidly growing scotochromogenic species isolated from a seahorse with tail rot. Curr Microbiol 2014; 69:329-333.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Validation list no. 160. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:3603-3606.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2

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

Assigned by: Balcazar JL, Planas M, Pintado J. Mycobacterium hippocampi sp. nov., a rapidly growing scotochromogenic species isolated from a seahorse with tail rot. Curr Microbiol 2014; 69:329-333.

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