Species Mycoplasma spumans

Name: Mycoplasma spumans Edward 1955 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: spu’mans L. part. adj. spumans, foaming, presumably alluding to thick dark markings that suggest the presence of globules inside the coarsely reticulated colonies

Gender: neuter

Type strains: ATCC 19526; IFO 14849; NBRC 14849; NCTC 10169; PG 13

16S rRNA gene: AB680680 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Edward DG. A suggested classification and nomenclature for organisms of the pleuropneumonia group. International Bulletin of Bacteriological Nomenclature and Taxonomy 1955; 5:85-93.

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 spumans (Edward 1955) Gupta et al. 2018

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Mycoplasma Nowak 1929 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Edward DG. A suggested classification and nomenclature for organisms of the pleuropneumonia group. International Bulletin of Bacteriological Nomenclature and Taxonomy 1955; 5:85-93.

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