Etymology: N.L. masc. n. Couchius, a personal name, referring to J.N. Couch (1896-1986), a mycologist who contributed to the taxonomy of the family Actinoplanaceae; Gr. masc. n. planês, a wanderer; N.L. masc. n. Couchioplanes, a wanderer organism of the family Actinoplanaceae named after J.N. Couch
Valid publication: Tamura T, Nakagaito Y, Nishii T, Hasegawa T, Stackebrandt E, Yokota A. A new genus of the order Actinomycetales, Couchioplanes gen. nov., with descriptions of Couchioplanes caeruleus (Horan and Brodsky 1986) comb. nov. and Couchioplanes caeruleus subsp. azureus subsp. nov. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1994; 44:193-203.
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 1
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 1
|Name||Nomenclatural status||Taxonomic status|
|Couchioplanes caeruleus (Horan and Brodsky 1986) Tamura et al. 1994||validly published under the ICNP||correct name|
Assigned by: Koch C, Kroppenstedt RM, Rainey FA, Stackebrandt E. 16S ribosomal DNA analysis of the genera Micromonospora, Actinoplanes, Catellatospora, Catenuloplanes, Couchioplanes, Dactylosporangium, and Pilimelia and emendation of the family Micromonosporaceae. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1996; 46:765-768.Record number: 515430