Name: Actinopolyspora Gochnauer et al. 1975 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. fem. n. aktis (gen. aktinos), ray; Gr. adj. polus, many; Gr. fem. n. spora, seed and in biology a spore; N.L. fem. n. Actinopolyspora, the many-spored ray (fungus)

Gender: feminine

Type species: Actinopolyspora halophila Gochnauer et al. 1975 (Approved Lists 1980)

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Gochnauer MB, Leppard GG, Komaratat P, Kates M, Novitsky T, Kushner DJ. Isolation and characterization of Actinopolyspora halophila, gen. et sp. nov., an extremely halophilic actinomycete. Can J Microbiol 1975; 21:1500-1511.

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: 12
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 13
Total number of child taxa: 14

Parent taxon: Actinopolysporaceae Zhi et al. 2009

Assigned by: Zhi XY, Li WJ, Stackebrandt E. An update of the structure and 16S rRNA gene sequence-based definition of higher ranks of the class Actinobacteria, with the proposal of two new suborders and four new families and emended descriptions of the existing higher taxa. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2009; 59:589-608.

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