Entomoplasma freundtii sp. nov., a new species from a green tiger beetle (Coleoptera: Cicindelidae).

@article{Tully1998EntomoplasmaFS,
  title={Entomoplasma freundtii sp. nov., a new species from a green tiger beetle (Coleoptera: Cicindelidae).},
  author={J. Tully and R. F. Whitcomb and K. Hackett and D. Williamson and F. Laigret and P. Carle and J. Bov{\'e} and R. Henegar and N. Ellis and D. Dodge and J. Adams},
  journal={International journal of systematic bacteriology},
  year={1998},
  volume={48 Pt 4},
  pages={
          1197-204
        }
}
A mollicute (strain BARC 318T) isolated from gut tissue of a green tiger beetle (Coleoptera: Cicindelidae) was found by dark-field microscopy to consist of non-helical, non-motile, pleomorphic coccoid forms of various sizes. In ultrastructural studies, individual cells varied in diameter from 300 to 1200 nm, were surrounded by a cytoplasmic membrane and showed no evidence of cell wall. The organisms were readily filterable through membrane filters with mean pore diameters of 450 and 300 nm… Expand
12 Citations
Phylum XVI. Tenericutes Murray 1984a, 356 VP (Effective publication: Murray 1984b, 33.)
Spiroplasmas: evolution, adaptation and diversity.
  • G. Gasparich
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Frontiers in bioscience : a journal and virtual library
  • 2002
Genome analysis-based union of the genus Mesoplasma with the genus Entomoplasma.
  • G. Gasparich, C. Kuo
  • Biology, Medicine
  • International journal of systematic and evolutionary microbiology
  • 2019
The diversity of microorganisms associated with Acromyrmex leafcutter ants
Army Ants Harbor a Host-Specific Clade of Entomoplasmatales Bacteria
Taxonomy of Mollicutes
...
1
2
...