Name:Mycoplasmamaculosum Edward 1955 (Approved Lists 1980)
Proposed as: sp. nov.
Etymology:L. neut. adj.maculosum, full of spots, spotted, alluding to a crinkled film covering the colonies and spreading between them, and spots appearing in the medium beneath and around the colonies
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