Species Mycoplasma dispar

Name: Mycoplasma dispar Gourlay and Leach 1970 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: dis’par L. adj. dispar, dissimilar, different

Gender: neuter

Type strains: 462/2; ATCC 27140; DSM 19993; NCTC 10125

16S rRNA gene: AF412979 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Gourlay RN, Leach RH. A new mycoplasma species isolated from pneumonic lungs of calves (Mycoplasma dispar sp. nov.). J Med Microbiol 1970; 3:111-123.

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 dispar (Gourlay and Leach 1970) Gupta et al. 2019

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Mycoplasma Nowak 1929 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Gourlay RN, Leach RH. A new mycoplasma species isolated from pneumonic lungs of calves (Mycoplasma dispar sp. nov.). J Med Microbiol 1970; 3:111-123.

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