Name: Dactylosporangium Thiemann et al. 1967 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. n. daktulos, finger; Gr. fem. n. spora, a seed, and in biology a spore; Gr. neut. n. angeƮon, vessel (Latin transliteration angium); N.L. neut. n. Dactylosporangium, an organism with finger-shaped, spore-containing vessels (sporangia)

Gender: neuter

Type species: Dactylosporangium aurantiacum Thiemann et al. 1967 (Approved Lists 1980)

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Thiemann JE, Pagani H, Beretta G. A new genus of the actinoplanaceae: dactylosporanguim, gen. nov. Arch Mikrobiol 1967; 58:42-52.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 16
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 16
Total number of child taxa: 17

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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