li.po.fa’ci.ens. Gr. neut. n.lipos, animal fat, lard, tallow; L. pres. part.faciens, making; N.L. part. adj.lipofaciens, fat-making, intended to refer to the production of a lipid film on solid media
homotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP
Mycoplasmalipofaciens is the correct name if this species is regarded as a separate species (i.e., if its nomenclatural type is not assigned to another species whose name is validly published, legitimate and not rejected and has priority) within a separate genus Mycoplasma.
The full TRBA 466 classification is: risk group = 2, note = "t".