Species Mycoplasma alvi

Name: Mycoplasma alvi Gourlay et al. 1977 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: al’vi L. masc./fem. n. alvus, bowel, womb, stomach, the digestive organs; L. gen. masc./fem. n. alvi, of the bowel

Gender: neuter

Type strains: ATCC 29626; NCTC 10157

16S rRNA gene: U44765 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Gourlay RN, Wyld SG, Leach RH. Mycoplasma alvi, a new species from bovine intestinal and urogenital tracts. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1977; 27:86-96.

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: Mycoplasmoides alvi (Gourlay et al. 1977) Gupta et al. 2018

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Mycoplasma Nowak 1929 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Gourlay RN, Wyld SG, Leach RH. Mycoplasma alvi, a new species from bovine intestinal and urogenital tracts. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1977; 27:86-96.

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