Species Mycoplasma mycoides

Name: Mycoplasma mycoides (Borrel et al. 1910) Freundt 1955 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Etymology: Gr. n. mukês -êtos, mushroom or other fungus; Gr. adj. suff. -oides, ressembling, similar; from Gr. suff. -eides, resembling, similar; from Gr. neut. n. eidos, that which is seen, form, shape, figure; N.L. adj. mycoides, fungus-like

Gender: neuter

Type strains: CCUG 32753; NCTC 10114; strain PG1

16S rRNA gene: U04647 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Freundt EA. The classification of the pleuropneumonia group of organisms (Borrelomycetales). International Bulletin of Bacteriological Nomenclature and Taxonomy 1955; 5:67-78.

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: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 2
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2
Total number of child taxa: 2

Parent taxon: Mycoplasma Nowak 1929 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Freundt EA. The classification of the pleuropneumonia group of organisms (Borrelomycetales). International Bulletin of Bacteriological Nomenclature and Taxonomy 1955; 5:67-78.

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