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

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. fem. n. aktis (gen. aktînos), ray (used to refer to actinomycetes); N.L. neut. 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 (stem: Actinosporangi-)

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

Effective 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 under the ICNP

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: 4

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

Assigned by: 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.

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Record number: 515044
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