Species Mycoplasma testudineum

Name: Mycoplasma testudineum Brown et al. 2004

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: tes.tu.din’e.um L. neut. adj. testudineum, of or belonging to a tortoise

Gender: neuter

Type strains: ATCC 700618; BH29; MCCM 3231

16S rRNA gene: FJ666138 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Brown DR, Merritt JL, Jacobson ER, Klein PA, Tully JG, Brown MB. Mycoplasma testudineum sp. nov., from a desert tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) with upper respiratory tract disease. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:1527-1529.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 54, part 5 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2005; 55:3-5.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Mycoplasma Nowak 1929 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Brown DR, Merritt JL, Jacobson ER, Klein PA, Tully JG, Brown MB. Mycoplasma testudineum sp. nov., from a desert tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) with upper respiratory tract disease. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:1527-1529.

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