|Etymology:||Genus name: ray rod. |
Species epithet: from pigs.
|Significance:||[Of minor importance]|
|Alternative Species Name(s):||Eubacterium suis, Actinomyces suis|
|Type Strain:||Soltys 50052 = ATCC 33144 = CCUG 19206|
|Macromorphology (smell):||Small colonies with raised shiny centre and dull edge (up to 3 mm in diameter).|
|Micromorphology:||Coryneform or pleomorfic and nonmotile rods (0.3-0.5 x 2-3 µm).|
|Gram +/Gram -:||G+|
|Other Enzymes:||Esculinase -, urease +|
|Fermentation of carbohydrates:||
|16S rRNA Seq.:|
||Presently, this genus is composed of only two species, which are closely related to genus Trueperella.|
|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...