Species Mycoplasma columbinum

Name: Mycoplasma columbinum Shimizu et al. 1978 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: L. neut. adj. columbinum, of or pertaining to a pigeon

Gender: neuter

Type strains: ATCC 29257; MMP 1; NCTC 10178

16S rRNA gene: AF221113 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Shimizu T, Ernø H, Nagatomo H. Isolation and characterization of Mycoplasma columbinum and Mycoplasma columborale, two species from pigeons. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1978; 28:538-546.

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 columbina (Shimizu et al. 1978) Gupta et al. 2019

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Mycoplasma Nowak 1929 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Shimizu T, Ernø H, Nagatomo H. Isolation and characterization of Mycoplasma columbinum and Mycoplasma columborale, two species from pigeons. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1978; 28:538-546.

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