Species Mycoplasma lactucae

Name: Mycoplasma lactucae Rose et al. 1990

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: lac.tu’cae L. fem. n. lactuca, lettuce; L. gen. fem. n. lactucae, of lettuce, referring to the plant from which the organism was first isolated

Gender: neuter

Type strains: 831-C4; ATCC 49193; NCTC 11718

16S rRNA gene: M24479 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Rose DL, Kocka JP, Somerson NL, Tully JG, Whitcomb RF, Carle P, Bove JM, Colflesh DE, Williamson DL. Mycoplasma lactucae sp. nov., a sterol-requiring mollicute from a plant surface. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1990; 40:138-142.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Mesoplasma lactucae (Rose et al. 1990) Tully et al. 1993

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Mycoplasma Nowak 1929 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Rose DL, Kocka JP, Somerson NL, Tully JG, Whitcomb RF, Carle P, Bove JM, Colflesh DE, Williamson DL. Mycoplasma lactucae sp. nov., a sterol-requiring mollicute from a plant surface. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1990; 40:138-142.

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