In 1967 the Order Mycoplasmatales was incorporated into the class Mollicutes.
Mycoplasma refers to a genus of bacteria that lack a cell wall and possess a three layered cell wall. They can be parasitic or saprotrophic. Several species are sexually transmitted and pathogenic in humans. Others are found on cats, dogs, and barnyard fowl.
It includes the species:
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