Name: Actinosporangium Krassilnikov and Yuan 1961 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. fem. n. aktis (gen. aktinos), ray (used to refer to actinomycetes); N.L. n. sporangium, sporangium; from Gr. fem. n. spora, a seed (and in biology a spore); from Gr. neut. n. angeîon, vessel (Latin transliteration angium); N.L. neut. n. Actinosporangium, an actinomyces with sporangium

Gender: neuter

Type species: Actinosporangium violaceum Krassilnikov and Yuan 1961 (Approved Lists 1980)

Original publication: Krassilnikov NA, Yuan CS. Actinosporangium, a new genus of the family Actinoplanaceae. Izvestiya Akademii Nauk SSSR Seriya Biologicheskaya 1961; 8:113-116.

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: synonym

Correct name: Streptomyces Waksman and Henrici 1943 (Approved Lists 1980)

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2
Total number of child taxa: 2

Parent taxon: Streptomycetaceae Waksman and Henrici 1943 (Approved Lists 1980)

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