homotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP
Mycoplasmabovigenitalium is the correct name if this species is regarded as a separate species (i.e., if its nomenclatural type is not assigned to another species whose name is validly published, legitimate and not rejected and has priority) within a separate genus Mycoplasma.
Nicholas RA, Lin YC, Sachse K, Hotzel H, Parham K, McAuliffe L, Miles RJ, Kelly DP, Wood AP. Proposal that the strains of the Mycoplasma ovine/caprine serogroup 11 be reclassified as Mycoplasma bovigenitalium. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2008; 58:308-312.
Strains of the Mycoplasma ovine/caprine serogroup 11 must be incorporated into the species Mycoplasma bovigenitalium Freundt 1955 (Approved Lists 1980).Publication:
Bradbury JM. International Committee on Systematics of Prokaryotes. Subcommittee on the taxonomy of mollicutes. Minutes of the interim meetings, 13 and 19 July 2000, Fukuoka, Japan. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 2001; 51:2227-2230.
The full TRBA 466 classification is: risk group = 2, note = "t".