|Etymology:||Genus name: thread maker.|
Species epithet: hairy. rough, shaggy (refers to the colony shape).
|Significance:||[Of minor importance]|
|Alternative Species Name(s):||Clostridium villosum|
|Type Strain:||VSB 3349 = ATCC 33388 = NCTC 11220|
||Slow growing on normal blood agar and hard to remove from the agar|
|Micromorphology:||Rodshaped (0,6 x 4.0-6.0 µm) and can form spores.|
|Gram +/Gram -:||G+ (young cells)|
|16S rRNA Seq.:|
|The revised taxonomy of the mollicutes|
The revised taxonomy of mollicutes (mycoplasmas) has now been introduced on VetBact, which means that many of the species have been given new genus names or moved to another higher taxon.Published 2021-11-25. Read more...