heterotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP
For the type species of this genus another name is in use, which is affiliated with the genus Streptomyces Waksman and Henrici 1943 (Approved Lists 1980).Publication:
Pridham TG. New names and new combinations in the order Actinomycetales Buchanan 1917. Bulletin of the United States Department of Agriculture 1970; 1424:1-55.
This taxon name is occasionally misprinted in some sources as: "Acthlopycnidium"; "Actinopycridium"; "Adinopycnidium".
Actinopycnidium is the correct name if this genus is regarded as a separate genus (i.e., if its nomenclatural type is not assigned to another genus whose name is validly published, legitimate and not rejected and has priority).
Goodfellow M, Williams ST, Alderson G. Transfer of Actinosporangium violaceum Krasil'nikov and Yuan, Actinosporangium vitaminophilum Shomura et al. and Actinopycnidium caeruleum Krasil'nikov to the genus Streptomyces with amended descriptions of the species. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 1986; 8:61-64.
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0 Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1 Total number of child taxa: 1