Species Mycoplasma imitans

Name: Mycoplasma imitans Bradbury et al. 1993

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: L. part. adj. imitans, imitating, mimicking, referring to the organism’s phenotypic resemblance to Mycoplasma gallisepticum

Gender: neuter

Type strains: 4229; ATCC 51306; NCTC 11733

16S rRNA gene: L24103 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Bradbury JM, Abdul-Wahab OM, Yavari CA, Dupiellet JP, Bove JM. Mycoplasma imitans sp. nov. is related to Mycoplasma gallisepticum and found in birds. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1993; 43:721-728.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 43, part 4 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1994; 44:184.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Mycoplasma Nowak 1929 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Bradbury JM, Abdul-Wahab OM, Yavari CA, Dupiellet JP, Bove JM. Mycoplasma imitans sp. nov. is related to Mycoplasma gallisepticum and found in birds. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1993; 43:721-728.

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