Species Mycoplasma leopharyngis

Name: Mycoplasma leopharyngis Hill 1992

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: L. n. leo -onis, a lion; N.L. n. pharynx -yngis, throat; from Gr. n. pharugx pharuggos, throat; N.L. gen. n. leopharyngis, of throat of a lion (sic)

Gender: neuter

Type strains: ATCC 49889; LL2; NCTC 11725

16S rRNA gene: U16760 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Hill AC. Mycoplasma simbae sp. nov., Mycoplasma leopharyngis sp. nov., and Mycoplasma leocaptivus sp. nov., isolated from lions. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1992; 42:518-523.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 42, part 4 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1993; 43:189.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Mycoplasma Nowak 1929 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Hill AC. Mycoplasma simbae sp. nov., Mycoplasma leopharyngis sp. nov., and Mycoplasma leocaptivus sp. nov., isolated from lions. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1992; 42:518-523.

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