Species Mycoplasma luminosum

Name: Mycoplasma luminosum Williamson et al. 1990

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: L. neut. adj. luminosum, luminous, emitting light, referring to the luminescence of the adult host from which the organism was isolated

Gender: neuter

Type strains: ATCC 49195; NCTC 11717; PIMN-1

16S rRNA gene: AY155670 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Williamson DL, Tully JG, Rose DL, Hackett KJ, Henegar R, Carle P, Bove JM, Colflesh DE, Whitcomb RF. Mycoplasma somnilux sp. nov., Mycoplasma luminosum sp. nov., and Mycoplasma lucivorax sp. nov., new sterol-requiring mollicutes from firefly beetles (Coleoptera: Lampyridae). Int J Syst Bacteriol 1990; 40:160-164.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Williamsoniiplasma luminosum (Williamson et al. 1990) Gupta et al. 2019

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Mycoplasma Nowak 1929 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Williamson DL, Tully JG, Rose DL, Hackett KJ, Henegar R, Carle P, Bove JM, Colflesh DE, Whitcomb RF. Mycoplasma somnilux sp. nov., Mycoplasma luminosum sp. nov., and Mycoplasma lucivorax sp. nov., new sterol-requiring mollicutes from firefly beetles (Coleoptera: Lampyridae). Int J Syst Bacteriol 1990; 40:160-164.

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