Species Mycoplasma lipophilum

Name: Mycoplasma lipophilum Del Giudice et al. 1974 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: Gr. neut. n. lipos, animal fat, lard, tallow; N.L. neut. adj. philum, friend, loving; from Gr. neut. adj. philon, friend; N.L. neut. adj. lipophilum, fat-loving

Gender: neuter

Type strains: ATCC 27104; IFO 14895; MaBy; NBRC 14895; NCTC 10173

16S rRNA gene: AB680693 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Del Giudice RA, Purcell RH, Carski TR, Chanock RM. Mycoplasma lipophilum sp. nov. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1974; 24:147-153.

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: Mycoplasmopsis lipophila (Del Giudice et al. 1974) Gupta et al. 2018

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Mycoplasma Nowak 1929 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Del Giudice RA, Purcell RH, Carski TR, Chanock RM. Mycoplasma lipophilum sp. nov. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1974; 24:147-153.

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