Species Mycoplasma coccoides

Name: Mycoplasma coccoides (Schilling 1928) Neimark et al. 2005

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: Eperythrozoon coccoides Schilling 1928 (Approved Lists 1980)

Etymology: coc.coi’des M.L. masc. n. coccus, coccus; from Gr. masc. n. kokkos, grain, seed; Gr. adj. suff. -oides, ressembling, similar; from Gr. suff. eides, resembling, similar; from Gr. neut. n. eidos, that which is seen, form, shape, figure; N.L. adj. coccoides, coccus-shaped

Gender: neuter

Type strains: no culture isolated

Valid publication: Neimark H, Peters W, Robinson BL, Stewart LB. Phylogenetic analysis and description of Eperythrozoon coccoides, proposal to transfer to the genus Mycoplasma as Mycoplasma coccoides comb. nov. and Request for an Opinion. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2005; 55:1385-1391.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 55, part 3 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2005; 55:1747-1749.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Parent taxon: Mycoplasma Nowak 1929 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Neimark H, Peters W, Robinson BL, Stewart LB. Phylogenetic analysis and description of Eperythrozoon coccoides, proposal to transfer to the genus Mycoplasma as Mycoplasma coccoides comb. nov. and Request for an Opinion. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2005; 55:1385-1391.

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