Name:Mycoplasmaflocculare Meyling and Friis 1972 (Approved Lists 1980)
Proposed as: sp. nov.
floc.cu.la’re. N.L. masc. adj.flocculus, a small flock or tuft of wool; N.L. neut. adj. suff.-are, suffix denoting pertaining to; N.L. neut. adj.flocculare, resembling a small floc of wool, referring to the tendency of the organism to form clumps of flocculent material in broth culture
homotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP
Mycoplasmaflocculare is the correct name if this species is regarded as a separate species (i.e., if its nomenclatural type is not assigned to another species whose name is validly published, legitimate and not rejected and has priority) within a separate genus Mycoplasma.
The full TRBA 466 classification is: risk group = 2, note = "t".