Species Mycoplasma felis

Name: Mycoplasma felis Cole et al. 1967 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: fe’lis L. n. feles -is, a cat; L. gen. n. felis, of a cat

Gender: neuter

Type strains: ATCC 23391; NCTC 10160

16S rRNA gene: U09787 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Cole BC, Golightly L, Ward JR. Characterization of mycoplasma strains from cats. J Bacteriol 1967; 94:1451-1458.

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 felis (Cole et al. 1967) Gupta et al. 2019

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Mycoplasma Nowak 1929 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Cole BC, Golightly L, Ward JR. Characterization of mycoplasma strains from cats. J Bacteriol 1967; 94:1451-1458.

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