Species Mycoplasma orale

Name: Mycoplasma orale Taylor-Robinson et al. 1964 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: o.ra’le L. neut. n. os (gen. oris), the mouth; L. neut. adj. suff. -ale, suffix denoting pertaining to; L. neut. adj. orale, pertaining to the mouth

Gender: neuter

Type strains: ATCC 23714; CIP 104969; DSM 25590; IFO 14477; NBRC 14477; NCTC 10112

16S rRNA gene: AB680624 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Taylor-Robinson D, Canchola J, Fox H, Chanock RM. A NEWLY IDENTIFIED ORAL MYCOPLASMA (M. ORALE) AND ITS RELATIONSHIP TO OTHER HUMAN MYCOPLASMAS. Am J Hyg 1964; 80:135-148.

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: Metamycoplasma orale (Taylor-Robinson et al. 1964) Gupta et al. 2018

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Mycoplasma Nowak 1929 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Taylor-Robinson D, Canchola J, Fox H, Chanock RM. A NEWLY IDENTIFIED ORAL MYCOPLASMA (M. ORALE) AND ITS RELATIONSHIP TO OTHER HUMAN MYCOPLASMAS. Am J Hyg 1964; 80:135-148.

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