Name: Brachybacterium Collins et al. 1988

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. adj. brachys, short; L. neut. n. bacterium, a rod; N.L. neut. n. Brachybacterium, a small rod

Gender: neuter

Type species: Brachybacterium faecium Collins et al. 1988

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Collins MD, Brown J, Jones D. Brachybacterium faecium gen. nov., sp. nov., a coryneform bacterium from poultry deep litter. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1988; 38:45-48.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 22
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 22
Total number of child taxa: 24

Parent taxon: Dermabacteraceae Stackebrandt et al. 1997

Assigned by: Zhi XY, Li WJ, Stackebrandt E. An update of the structure and 16S rRNA gene sequence-based definition of higher ranks of the class Actinobacteria, with the proposal of two new suborders and four new families and emended descriptions of the existing higher taxa. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2009; 59:589-608.

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