Species Mycoplasma ovis

Name: Mycoplasma ovis (Neitz et al. 1934) Neimark et al. 2004

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: Eperythrozoon ovis Neitz et al. 1934 (Approved Lists 1980)

Etymology: o’vis L. fem. n. ovis -is, a sheep; L. gen. n. ovis, of a sheep

Gender: neuter

Type strains: no culture isolated

Valid publication: Neimark H, Hoff B, Ganter M. Mycoplasma ovis comb. nov. (formerly Eperythrozoon ovis), an epierythrocytic agent of haemolytic anaemia in sheep and goats. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:365-371.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 54, part 2 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:1007-1009.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Mycoplasma Nowak 1929 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Neimark H, Hoff B, Ganter M. Mycoplasma ovis comb. nov. (formerly Eperythrozoon ovis), an epierythrocytic agent of haemolytic anaemia in sheep and goats. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:365-371.

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