Name: Couchioplanes Tamura et al. 1994

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

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

Gender: masculine

Type species: Couchioplanes caeruleus (Horan and Brodsky 1986) Tamura et al. 1994

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

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.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 44, part 2 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1994; 44:596.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

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

Parent taxon: Micromonosporaceae Krassilnikov 1938 (Approved Lists 1980)

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.

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