Genus Actinomadura

Name: Actinomadura Lechevalier and Lechevalier 1970 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. n. actis, actinos, a ray; N.L. n. Madura, Madura, name of a province in India; N.L. fem. n. Actinomadura, referring to a micro-organism first described as the causative agent of "Madura foot" disease

Type species: Actinomadura madurae (Vincent 1894) Lechevalier and Lechevalier 1970 (Approved Lists 1980)

Effective publication: Lechevalier HA, Lechevalier MP. A critical evaluation of the genera of aerobic actinomycetes. In: Prauser H (eds), The Actinomycetales, VEB Gustav Fischer Verlag, Jena, 1970, p. 393-405.

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: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 65
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 95
Total number of child taxa: 99

Parent taxon: Thermomonosporaceae Rainey et al. 1997

Assigned by: Stackebrandt E, Rainey FA, Ward-Rainey NL. Proposal for a new hierarchic classification system, Actinobacteria classis nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1997; 47:479-491.

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