Species Williamsoniiplasma lucivorax

Name: Williamsoniiplasma lucivorax (Williamson et al. 1990) Gupta et al. 2019

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: Mycoplasma lucivorax Williamson et al. 1990

Etymology: lu.ci.vo.rax. N.L. adj. lucivorax, light devouring, referring to the predacious habit of the host insect, which preys on other luminescent firefly species

Gender: neuter

Type strain: ATCC 49196; NCTC 11716; PIPN-2

16S rRNA gene: AF547212 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Gupta RS, Son J, Oren A. A phylogenomic and molecular markers based taxonomic framework for members of the order Entomoplasmatales: proposal for an emended order Mycoplasmatales containing the family Spiroplasmataceae and emended family Mycoplasmataceae comprised of six genera. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2019; 112:561-588.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Validation list no. 188. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2019; 69:1844-1846.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Parent taxon: Williamsoniiplasma Gupta et al. 2019

Assigned by: Gupta RS, Son J, Oren A. A phylogenomic and molecular markers based taxonomic framework for members of the order Entomoplasmatales: proposal for an emended order Mycoplasmatales containing the family Spiroplasmataceae and emended family Mycoplasmataceae comprised of six genera. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2019; 112:561-588.

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Record number: 801380
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