Name: Amycolata Lechevalier et al. 1986

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. pref. a-, not; Gr. n. mukês -êtos, mushroom or other fungus; L. fem. adj. suff. -ata, suffix used in adjectives meaning provided with; N.L. fem. n. Amycolata, not having mycolates (α-branched, β-hydroxy long-chain fatty acids)

Gender: feminine

Type species: Amycolata autotrophica (Takamiya and Tubaki 1956) Lechevalier et al. 1986

Valid publication: Lechevalier MP, Prauser H, Labeda DP, Ruan JS. Two new genera of nocardioform actinomycetes: Amycolata gen. nov. and Amycolatopsis gen. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1986; 36:29-37.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Pseudonocardia Henssen 1957 (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: 4
Total number of child taxa: 4

Parent taxon: Pseudonocardiaceae Embley et al. 1989

Assigned by: Nouioui I, Carro L, García-López L, Meier-Kolthoff JP, et al. Genome-based taxonomic classication of the phylum Actinobacteria. Front Microbiol 2007; 2018:9.

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