Species Mycoplasma amphoriforme

Name: Mycoplasma amphoriforme Pitcher et al. 2005

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: L. fem. n. amphora, amphora; L. adj. suff. -formis -e, -like, in the shape of; from L. fem. n. forma, figure, shape, appearance; N.L. neut. adj. amphoriforme, amphora-shaped, having the form of an amphora

Gender: neuter

Type strains: A39; ATCC BAA-992; NCTC 11740

16S rRNA gene: FJ226575 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Pitcher DG, Windsor D, Windsor H, Bradbury JM, Yavari C, Jensen JS, Ling C, Webster D. Mycoplasma amphoriforme sp. nov., isolated from a patient with chronic bronchopneumonia. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2005; 55:2589-2594.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 55, part 6 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2006; 56:319-321.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Mycoplasma Nowak 1929 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Pitcher DG, Windsor D, Windsor H, Bradbury JM, Yavari C, Jensen JS, Ling C, Webster D. Mycoplasma amphoriforme sp. nov., isolated from a patient with chronic bronchopneumonia. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2005; 55:2589-2594.

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