Name: Eperythrozoon Schilling 1928 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. pref. epi-, on; Gr. adj. eruthros, red; Gr. neut. n. zoon, living being, animal; N.L. neut. n. Eperythrozoon, presumably intended to mean animals on red (blood cells)

Type species: Eperythrozoon coccoides Schilling 1928 (Approved Lists 1980)

Effective publication: Schilling V. Eperythrozoon coccoides, eine neue durch splenektomie aktivierbare dauerinfektion der weissen maus. Klinische Wochenschrift 1928; 7:1853-1855.

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: Mycoplasma Nowak 1929 (Approved Lists 1980)

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 5
Total number of child taxa: 5

Parent taxon: Mycoplasmataceae Freundt 1955 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Gupta RS, Sawnani S, Adeolu M, Alnajar S, Oren A. Phylogenetic framework for the phylum Tenericutes based on genome sequence data: proposal for the creation of a new order Mycoplasmoidales ord. nov., containing two new families Mycoplasmoidaceae fam. nov. and Metamycoplasmataceae fam. nov. harbouring Eperythrozoon, Ureaplasma and five novel genera. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2018; 111:1583-1630.

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