Species Mycoplasma ellychniae

Name: Mycoplasma ellychniae Tully et al. 1989

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. n. Ellychnia, a genus of firefly beetles; N.L. gen. n. ellychniae, of Ellychnia, from which the organism was first isolated

Gender: neuter

Type strains: ATCC 43707; ELCN-1; NCTC 11714

16S rRNA gene: JN644764 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Tully JG, Rose DL, Hackett KJ, Whitcomb RF, Carle P, Bové JM, Colflesh DE, Williamson DL. Mycoplasma ellychniae sp. nov., a sterol-requiring mollicute from the firefly beetle Ellychnia corrusca. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1989; 39:284-289.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Entomoplasma ellychniae (Tully et al. 1989) Tully et al. 1993

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Mycoplasma Nowak 1929 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Tully JG, Rose DL, Hackett KJ, Whitcomb RF, Carle P, Bové JM, Colflesh DE, Williamson DL. Mycoplasma ellychniae sp. nov., a sterol-requiring mollicute from the firefly beetle Ellychnia corrusca. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1989; 39:284-289.

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