Species Mycoplasma bovoculi

Name: Mycoplasma bovoculi Langford and Leach 1973 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: bov.o’cu.li L. masc./fem. n. bos (gen. bovis), ox, bull, cow; L. n. oculus -i, the eye; N.L. gen. n. bovoculi, of the bovine eye

Gender: neuter

Type strains: ATCC 29104; DSM 21484; M165/69; NCTC 10141

16S rRNA gene: U44768 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Langford EV, Leach RH. Characterization of a mycoplasma isolated from infectious bovine keratoconjunctivitis: M. bovoculi sp. nov. Can J Microbiol 1973; 19:1435-1444.

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: Mesomycoplasma bovoculi (Langford and Leach 1973) Gupta et al. 2019

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Mycoplasma Nowak 1929 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Langford EV, Leach RH. Characterization of a mycoplasma isolated from infectious bovine keratoconjunctivitis: M. bovoculi sp. nov. Can J Microbiol 1973; 19:1435-1444.

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