Species Mycoplasma sturni

Name: Mycoplasma sturni Forsyth et al. 1996

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: stur’ni L. masc. n. sturnus, a genus of birds; from L. masc. n. sturnus, a starling or stare; N.L. gen. n. sturni, of the genus Sturnus, the genus of the bird from which the organism was isolated

Gender: neuter

Type strains: ATCC 51945; CIP 105812; DSM 22021; UC/MF

16S rRNA gene: U22013 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Forsyth MH, Tully JG, Gorton TS, Hinckley L, Frasca SJ, van Kruiningen HJ, Geary SJ. Mycoplasma sturni sp. nov., from the conjunctiva of a European starling (Sturnus vulgaris). Int J Syst Bacteriol 1996; 46:716-719.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 46, part 3 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1996; 46:1191.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Mycoplasmopsis sturni (Forsyth et al. 1996) Gupta et al. 2018

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Mycoplasma Nowak 1929 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Forsyth MH, Tully JG, Gorton TS, Hinckley L, Frasca SJ, van Kruiningen HJ, Geary SJ. Mycoplasma sturni sp. nov., from the conjunctiva of a European starling (Sturnus vulgaris). Int J Syst Bacteriol 1996; 46:716-719.

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