Name: Actinobaculum Lawson et al. 1997

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. fem. n. aktis (gen. aktinos), ray; L. neut. n. baculum, rod, stick; N.L. neut. n. Actinobaculum, ray stick

Gender: neuter

Type species: Actinobaculum suis (Wegienek and Reddy 1982) Lawson et al. 1997

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Lawson PA, Falsen E, Akervall E, Vandamme P, Collins MD. Characterization of some Actinomyces-like isolates from human clinical specimens: reclassification of Actinomyces suis (Soltys and Spratling) as Actinobaculum suis comb. nov. and description of Actinobaculum schaalii sp. nov. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1997; 47:899-903.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 47, part 3 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1997; 47:1275-1276.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 2
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 4
Total number of child taxa: 6

Parent taxon: Actinomycetaceae Buchanan 1918 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Nouioui I, Carro L, García-López L, Meier-Kolthoff JP, et al. Genome-based taxonomic classication of the phylum Actinobacteria. Front Microbiol 2007; 2018:9.

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