Species Mycoplasma auris

Name: Mycoplasma auris Da Massa et al. 1994

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: au’ris L. n. auris -is, the ear; L. gen. fem. n. auris, of the ear, referring to the provenance of the organism, the ears of goats

Gender: neuter

Type strains: ATCC 51348; CIP 105677; DSM 22018; NCTC 11731; UIA

16S rRNA gene: U67944 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: DaMassa AJ, Tully JG, Rose DL, Pitcher D, Leach RH, Cottew GS. Mycoplasma auris sp. nov., Mycoplasma cottewii sp. nov., and Mycoplasma yeatsii sp. nov., new sterol-requiring mollicutes from the external ear canals of goats. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1994; 44:479-484.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 44, part 3 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1994; 44:853.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Metamycoplasma auris (Da Massa et al. 1994) Gupta et al. 2018

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Mycoplasma Nowak 1929 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: DaMassa AJ, Tully JG, Rose DL, Pitcher D, Leach RH, Cottew GS. Mycoplasma auris sp. nov., Mycoplasma cottewii sp. nov., and Mycoplasma yeatsii sp. nov., new sterol-requiring mollicutes from the external ear canals of goats. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1994; 44:479-484.

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