Species Mycoplasma moatsii

Name: Mycoplasma moatsii Madden et al. 1974 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. moatsii, of Moats, named after K.E. Moats, whose primary interest has been in the mycoplasmas of nonhuman primates

Gender: neuter

Type strains: ATCC 27625; MK405(T); NCTC 10158

16S rRNA gene: AF412984 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Madden DL, Moats KE, London WT, Matthew EB, Sever JL. Mycoplasma moatsii, a new species isolated from recently imported grivet monkeys. (Cercopithecus aethiops). International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1974; 24:459-464.

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: Mesomycoplasma moatsii (Madden et al. 1974) Gupta et al. 2018

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Mycoplasma Nowak 1929 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Madden DL, Moats KE, London WT, Matthew EB, Sever JL. Mycoplasma moatsii, a new species isolated from recently imported grivet monkeys. (Cercopithecus aethiops). International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1974; 24:459-464.

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