Species Mycoplasma elephantis

Name: Mycoplasma elephantis Kirchhoff et al. 1996

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: e.le.phan’tis L. n. elephas -antis, elephant; L. gen. masc. n. elephantis, of the elephant

Gender: neuter

Type strains: ATCC 51980; E42

16S rRNA gene: AF221121 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Kirchhoff H, Schmidt R, Lehmann H, Clark HW, Hill AC. Mycoplasma elephantis sp. nov., a new species from elephants. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1996; 46:437-441.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 46, part 2 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1996; 46:838.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Mycoplasma Nowak 1929 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Kirchhoff H, Schmidt R, Lehmann H, Clark HW, Hill AC. Mycoplasma elephantis sp. nov., a new species from elephants. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1996; 46:437-441.

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