Genus Agromyces

Name: Agromyces Gledhill and Casida 1969 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. masc. n. agros, field or soil; Gr. masc. n. mykês, fungus; from Gr. masc. n. mykês (gen. mykêtos), fungus; N.L. masc. n. Agromyces, soil fungus

Gender: masculine (stem: Agromycet-)

Type species: Agromyces ramosus Gledhill and Casida 1969 (Approved Lists 1980)

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Gledhill WE, Casida LE. Predominant Catalase-negative Soil Bacteria. III. Agromyces, gen. n., Microorganisms Intermediary to Actinomyces and Nocardia. Appl Microbiol 1969; 18:340-349.

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: 1


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 43
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 44
Total number of child taxa: 49

Parent taxon: Microbacteriaceae Park et al. 1995

Assigned by: Park YH, Suzuki K, Yim DG, Lee KC, Kim E, Yoon J, Kim S, Kho YH, Goodfellow M, Komagata K. Suprageneric classification of peptidoglycan group B actinomycetes by nucleotide sequencing of 5S ribosomal RNA. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 1993; 64:307-313.

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