Name: Neisseria ovis Lindqvist 1960 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: o’vis L. gen. n. ovis, of the sheep

Gender: feminine

Type strain: 199/55; ATCC 33078; CCUG 354; DSM 18075; LMG 8381; NCTC 11227

16S rRNA gene: AJ247222 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Lindqvist K. A Neisseria species associated with infectious keratoconjunctivitis of sheep--Neisseria ovis Nov. Spec. J Infect Dis 1960; 106:162-165.

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: Moraxella ovis (Lindqvist 1960) Henriksen and Bøvre 1968 (Approved Lists 1980)

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Neisseria Trevisan 1885 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Lindqvist K. A Neisseria species associated with infectious keratoconjunctivitis of sheep--Neisseria ovis Nov. Spec. J Infect Dis 1960; 106:162-165.

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