Species Mycoplasma primatum

Name: Mycoplasma primatum Del Giudice et al. 1971 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: pri.ma’tum L. n. primas -atis, one of the first or principal, chief (from which primates, the highest order of mammals originates); L. gen. pl. n. primatum, of chiefs, of primates

Gender: neuter

Type strains: ATCC 25948; HRC292(T); NCTC 10163

16S rRNA gene: AF221118 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: DelGiudice RA, Carski TR, Barile MF, Lemcke RM, Tully JG. Proposal for classifying human strain navel and related simian mycoplasmas as Mycoplasma primatum sp. n. J Bacteriol 1971; 108:439-445.

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: Mycoplasmopsis primatum (Del Giudice et al. 1971) Gupta et al. 2018

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Mycoplasma Nowak 1929 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: DelGiudice RA, Carski TR, Barile MF, Lemcke RM, Tully JG. Proposal for classifying human strain navel and related simian mycoplasmas as Mycoplasma primatum sp. n. J Bacteriol 1971; 108:439-445.

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