Species Mycoplasma equigenitalium

Name: Mycoplasma equigenitalium Kirchhoff 1978 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: e.qui.ge.ni.ta’li.um L. n. equus equi, the horse; L. pl. n. genitalia, the genitals; N.L. gen. pl. n. equigenitalium, of equine genitalia

Gender: neuter

Type strains: ATCC 29869; T37

16S rRNA gene: AF221120 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Kirchhoff H. Mycoplasma equigenitalium, a new species from the cervix region of mares. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1978; 28:496-502.

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 equigenitalium (Kirchhoff 1978) Gupta et al. 2018

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Mycoplasma Nowak 1929 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Kirchhoff H. Mycoplasma equigenitalium, a new species from the cervix region of mares. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1978; 28:496-502.

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