Genus Actinomyces

Name: Actinomyces Harz 1877 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. fem. n. aktis (gen. aktînos), ray; Gr. masc. n. mykês, fungus; N.L. masc. n. Actinomyces, ray fungus, referring to the radial arrangement of filaments in Actinomyces bovis sulfur granules

Gender: masculine (stem: Actinomycet-)

Type species: Actinomyces bovis Harz 1877 (Approved Lists 1980)

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Harz CO. Actinomyces bovis, ein neuer Schimmel in den Geweben des Rindes. Deutsche Zeitschrift für Thiermedizin 1877-1878; 5:125-140.

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 under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 33
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 60
Total number of child taxa: 225

Parent taxon: Actinomycetaceae Buchanan 1918 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Waksman SA. Family Actinomycetaceae Buchanan and family Steptomycetaceae Waksman and Henrici. In: Breed RS, Murray EGD, Smith NR (eds), Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology, 7th edition, The Williams & Wilkins Co., Baltimore, 1957, p. 744-825.

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Record number: 515038
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