Species Mycoplasma gateae

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

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. gen. n. gateae, of a cat (probably from Spanish gato, a cat)

Gender: neuter

Type strains: ATCC 23392; NCTC 10161

16S rRNA gene: U15796 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: Metamycoplasma gateae (Cole et al. 1967) Gupta et al. 2018

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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