Species Mycoplasma somnilux

Name: Mycoplasma somnilux Williamson et al. 1990

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: L. masc. n. somnus, sleep; L. fem. n. lux, light; N.L. n. somnilux, intended to mean sleeping light, referring to the quiescent pupal stage of the host from which the organism was isolated, which precedes the luminescent adult stage

Gender: neuter

Type strains: ATCC 49194; NCTC 11719; PYAN-1

16S rRNA gene: AY157871 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Williamson DL, Tully JG, Rose DL, Hackett KJ, Henegar R, Carle P, Bove JM, Colflesh DE, Whitcomb RF. Mycoplasma somnilux sp. nov., Mycoplasma luminosum sp. nov., and Mycoplasma lucivorax sp. nov., new sterol-requiring mollicutes from firefly beetles (Coleoptera: Lampyridae). Int J Syst Bacteriol 1990; 40:160-164.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Williamsoniiplasma somnilux (Williamson et al. 1990) Gupta et al. 2019

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Mycoplasma Nowak 1929 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Williamson DL, Tully JG, Rose DL, Hackett KJ, Henegar R, Carle P, Bove JM, Colflesh DE, Whitcomb RF. Mycoplasma somnilux sp. nov., Mycoplasma luminosum sp. nov., and Mycoplasma lucivorax sp. nov., new sterol-requiring mollicutes from firefly beetles (Coleoptera: Lampyridae). Int J Syst Bacteriol 1990; 40:160-164.

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