Species Mycoplasma meleagridis

Name: Mycoplasma meleagridis Yamamoto et al. 1965 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: me.le.a’gri.dis L. n. meleagris -idis, a kind of fowls, a turkey; L. gen. n. meleagridis, of a turkey

Gender: neuter

Type strains: ATCC 25294; CIP 103833; DSM 22145; IFO 14852; NBRC 14852; NCTC 10153

16S rRNA gene: AB680683 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Yamamoto R, Bigland CH, Ortmayer HB. Characteristics of Mycoplasma meleagridis sp. n., Isolated from Turkeys. J Bacteriol 1965; 90:47-49.

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 meleagridis (Yamamoto et al. 1965) Gupta et al. 2018

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Mycoplasma Nowak 1929 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Yamamoto R, Bigland CH, Ortmayer HB. Characteristics of Mycoplasma meleagridis sp. n., Isolated from Turkeys. J Bacteriol 1965; 90:47-49.

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