Species Mycoplasma gallisepticum

Name: Mycoplasma gallisepticum Edward and Kanarek 1960 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: gal.li.sep’ti.cum L. masc. n. gallus, rooster, chicken; L. adj. septicus -a -um, producing a putrefaction, putrefying, septic; N.L. neut. adj. gallisepticum, hen-putrefying (infecting)

Gender: neuter

Type strains: ATCC 19610; CIP 104967; DSM 19817; IFO 14855; NBRC 14855; NCTC 10115

16S rRNA gene: AB680686 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Edward DG, Kanarek AD. Organisms of the pleuropneumonia group of avian origin: their classification into species. Ann N Y Acad Sci 1960; 79:696-702.

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: Mycoplasmoides gallisepticum (Edward and Kanarek 1960) Gupta et al. 2018

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Mycoplasma Nowak 1929 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Edward DG, Kanarek AD. Organisms of the pleuropneumonia group of avian origin: their classification into species. Ann N Y Acad Sci 1960; 79:696-702.

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