Genus Amycolatopsis

Name: Amycolatopsis Lechevalier et al. 1986

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: A.my.co.la.top’sis M.L. fem. n. Amycolata, genus belonging to the order Actinomycetales; Gr. n. opsis, appearance; N.L. fem. n. Amycolatopsis, that which appears similar to Amycolata

Type species: Amycolatopsis orientalis (Pittenger and Brigham 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: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 78
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 82
Total number of child taxa: 88

Parent taxon: Pseudonocardiaceae Embley et al. 1989

Assigned by: Embley MT, Smida J, Stackebrandt E. The phylogeny of mycolate-less wall chemotype IV Actinomycetes and description of Pseudonocardiaceae fam. nov. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 1988; 11:16-19.

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