Species Mycoplasma bovigenitalium

Name: Mycoplasma bovigenitalium Freundt 1955 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: bo.vi.ge.ni.ta’li.um L. masc./fem. n. bos (gen. bovis), the ox, bull, cow; L. pl. n. genitalia, the genitals; N.L. gen. pl. n. bovigenitalium, of bovine genitalia

Gender: neuter

Type strains: ATCC 19852; DSM 21656; IFO 14862; NBRC 14862; NCTC 10122; PG 11

16S rRNA gene: AB680692 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Freundt EA. The classification of the pleuropneumonia group of organisms (Borrelomycetales). International Bulletin of Bacteriological Nomenclature and Taxonomy 1955; 5:67-78.

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: Mycoplasmopsis bovigenitalium (Freundt 1955) Gupta et al. 2018

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Mycoplasma Nowak 1929 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Freundt EA. The classification of the pleuropneumonia group of organisms (Borrelomycetales). International Bulletin of Bacteriological Nomenclature and Taxonomy 1955; 5:67-78.

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