Mycobacterium leprae Hansen, 1874
(leprosy)

Taxonomic hierarchy:
SpeciesMycobacterium leprae (leprosy)
FamilyMYCOBACTERIACEAE (tuberculosis and leprosy - causative organisms, etc.)
SuborderCORYNEBACTERINEAE (a suborder of actinomycetes)
OrderACTINOMYCETALES (actinomycetes)
PhylumACTINOBACTERIA (Actinomycetes)
DomainBacteria (bacteria, mitochondria, blue-green algae)
LifeBIOTA (living things)
Records of Mycobacterium leprae (Leprosy) :
1: Mycobacterium leprae (Leprosy)
20 Oct 2015 OSGR: SZ08 50° 40' N, 1° 60' W Vice County: Dorset (VC 9) England
Red Squirrel with Leprosy lesions
Image 1: Leprosy lesions on ears of Red Squirrel - close-upImage 2: Red Squirrel with Leprosy lesions - feeding - lateral viewImage 3: Red Squirrel with Leprosy lesions - lateral view
2: Mycobacterium leprae (Leprosy)
7 Apr 2015 OSGR: SZ08 50° 40' N, 1° 60' W Vice County: Dorset (VC 9) England
Red Squirrel with Leprosy lesions
Image 1: Red Squirrel with Leprosy lesions - anterior viewImage 2: Red Squirrel with Leprosy lesions - anterior view (2)

Mycobacterium leprae (Leprosy) may be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

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