Cross.i.el’la L. fem. dim. suff.-ella, diminutive ending; N.L. fem. dim. n.Crossiella, named for Thomas Cross, a microbiologist at the University of Bradford, who made many contributions to actinomycete biology and systematics
Labeda DP. Crossiella gen. nov., a new genus related to Streptoalloteichus. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2001; 51:1575-1579.
Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 51, part 4 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2001; 51:1621-1623.
validly published under the ICNP
The type species of this genus has alternatively been placed in the genus Saccharothrix Labeda et al. 1984.Publication:
Labeda DP, Lechevalier MP. Amendment of the genus Saccharothrix Labeda et al. 1984 and descriptions of Saccharothrix espanaensis sp. nov., Saccharothrix cryophilis sp. nov. and Saccharothrix mutabilis comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1989; 39:420-423.
The e-mail address of the corresponding author given in the effective publication is not functional any more.
This taxon was discussed in a meeting of a Taxonomic Subcommittee of the ICSP.Publication:
M. Goodfellow MET. International Committee on Systematics of Prokaryotes; Subcommittee on the taxonomy of the suborder Pseudonocardineae. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 2004; 54:283.
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 2 Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2 Total number of child taxa: 2
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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