Class Actinomycetes

Name: Actinomycetes Krassilnikov 1949 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Class

Proposed as: class. nov.

Etymology: N.L. masc. n. Actinomyces, one genus of the class; N.L. neut. pl. n. Actinomycetes, the Actinomyces class

Gender: neuter

Type order: Actinomycetales Buchanan 1917 (Approved Lists 1980)

Original publication: Krassilnikov NA. Opredelitelv Bakterii i Actinomicetov. Akademii Nauk SSSR, Moscow, 1949.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Actinobacteria Stackebrandt et al. 1997

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