Species Mycoplasma ovipneumoniae

Name: Mycoplasma ovipneumoniae Carmichael et al. 1972 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: o’vis o.vi.pneu.mo’ni.ae L. n. ovis, a sheep; N.L. fem. n. pneumonia, disease of the lungs, pneumonia; N.L. gen. n. ovipneumoniae, of sheep pneumonia

Gender: neuter

Type strains: ATCC 29419; NCTC 10151; Y98

16S rRNA gene: U04646 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Carmichael LE, St George TD, Sullivan ND, Horsfall N. Isolation, propagation, and characterization studies of an ovine Mycoplasma responsible for proliferative interstitial pneumonia. Cornell Vet 1972; 62:654-679.

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 ovipneumoniae (Carmichael et al. 1972) Gupta et al. 2018

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Mycoplasma Nowak 1929 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Carmichael LE, St George TD, Sullivan ND, Horsfall N. Isolation, propagation, and characterization studies of an ovine Mycoplasma responsible for proliferative interstitial pneumonia. Cornell Vet 1972; 62:654-679.

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