Name: Neisseria mucosa Véron et al. 1959 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: mu.co’sa L. fem. adj. mucosa, slimy

Gender: feminine

Type strain: ATCC 19696; CCUG 26877; CIP 59.51; DSM 17611; JCM 12992; NCTC 12978

16S rRNA gene: AJ247257 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Veron M, Thibault P, Second L. [Neisseria mucosa (Diplococcus mucosus Lingelsheim). I. Bacteriological description and study of its pathogenicity]. Ann Inst Pasteur (Paris) 1959; 97:497-510.

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: correct name

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Neisseria Trevisan 1885 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Veron M, Thibault P, Second L. [Neisseria mucosa (Diplococcus mucosus Lingelsheim). I. Bacteriological description and study of its pathogenicity]. Ann Inst Pasteur (Paris) 1959; 97:497-510.

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