Species Mycoplasma subdolum

Name: Mycoplasma subdolum Lemcke and Kirchhoff 1979 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: sub.do’lum L. neut. adj. subdolum, somewhat deceptive, alludes to the deceptive color change that led to the original erroneous description of the strains as urea-hydrolyzing

Gender: neuter

Type strains: ATCC 29870; NCTC 10175; TB

16S rRNA gene: AF125588 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Lemcke RM, Kirchhoff H. Mycoplasma subdolum, a new species isolated from horses. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1979; 29:42-50.

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 subdolum (Lemcke and Kirchhoff 1979) Gupta et al. 2019

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Mycoplasma Nowak 1929 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Lemcke RM, Kirchhoff H. Mycoplasma subdolum, a new species isolated from horses. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1979; 29:42-50.

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