Species Mycoplasma caviae

Name: Mycoplasma caviae Hill 1971 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: ca’vi.ae N.L. n. cavia, guinea pig (Cavia cobaya); L. gen. fem. n. caviae, of a guinea pig

Gender: neuter

Type strains: ATCC 27108; G 122; NCTC 10126

16S rRNA gene: AF221111 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Hill A. Mycoplasma caviae, a new species. J Gen Microbiol 1971; 65:109-113.

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 caviae (Hill 1971) Gupta et al. 2018

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Mycoplasma Nowak 1929 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Hill A. Mycoplasma caviae, a new species. J Gen Microbiol 1971; 65:109-113.

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