Species Mycoplasma neurolyticum

Name: Mycoplasma neurolyticum (Sabin 1941) Freundt 1955 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Etymology: neu.ro.ly’ti.cum Gr. n. neuron, nerve; N.L. adj. lyticus -a -um, able to loose, able to dissolve; from Gr. adj. lytikos -ê -on, able to loosen, able to dissolve; N.L. neut. adj. neurolyticum, nerve-destroying

Gender: neuter

Type strains: ATCC 19988; CIP 103926; DSM 22146; IFO 14799; NBRC 14799; NCTC 10166

16S rRNA gene: AB680668 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: synonym

Correct name: Mesomycoplasma neurolyticum (Sabin 1941) Gupta et al. 2018

Risk group: 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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