Species Mycoplasma edwardii

Name: Mycoplasma edwardii Tully et al. 1970 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. edwardii, of Edward, named after D.G. Edward, who first isolated this organism

Gender: neuter

Type strains: ATCC 23462; NCTC 10132

16S rRNA gene: JX843737 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Tully JG, Barile MF, Del Giudice RA, Carski TR, Armstrong D, Razin S. Proposal for classifying strain PG-24 and related canine mycoplasmas as Mycoplasma edwardii sp. n. J Bacteriol 1970; 101:346-349.

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 edwardii (Tully et al. 1970) Gupta et al. 2018

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Mycoplasma Nowak 1929 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Tully JG, Barile MF, Del Giudice RA, Carski TR, Armstrong D, Razin S. Proposal for classifying strain PG-24 and related canine mycoplasmas as Mycoplasma edwardii sp. n. J Bacteriol 1970; 101:346-349.

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