Name: Actinocorallia Iinuma et al. 1994

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. n. actis, actinos, a ray; L. neut. n. corallium, coral; N.L. fem. n. Actinocorallia, intended to mean a microorganism (actinomycete) that forms sporophores resembling coral

Type species: Actinocorallia herbida Iinuma et al. 1994

Valid publication: Iinuma S, Yokota A, Hasegawa T, Kanamaru T. Actinocorallia gen. nov., a new genus of the order Actinomycetales. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1994; 44:230-234.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 9
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 9
Total number of child taxa: 9

Parent taxon: Thermomonosporaceae Rainey et al. 1997

Assigned by: Zhang Z, Kudo T, Nakajima Y, Wang Y. Clarification of the relationship between the members of the family Thermomonosporaceae on the basis of 16S rDNA, 16S-23S rRNA internal transcribed spacer and 23S rDNA sequences and chemotaxonomic analyses. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2001; 51:373-383.

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