Species Mycobacterium terrae

Name: Mycobacterium terrae Wayne 1966 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: L. fem. n. terra, the earth; L. gen. fem. n. terrae, of the earth

Type strains: ATCC 15755; CCUG 27847; CIP 104321; DSM 43227; JCM 12143; LMG 10394

16S rRNA gene: JN571180 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Wayne LG. Classification and identification of mycobacteria. III. Species within Group III. American Review of Respiratory Diseases 1966; 93:919-928.

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

Risk group: 1

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

Assigned by: Wayne LG. Classification and identification of mycobacteria. III. Species within Group III. American Review of Respiratory Diseases 1966; 93:919-928.

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