Name: Excellospora Agre and Guzeva 1975 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. v. excello, to be distinctive, to be conspicuous; N.L. fem. n. Excellospora, the name has been given in view of the specific fine structure of the spores, which is different from other actinomycetes

Gender: feminine

Type species: Excellospora viridilutea Agre and Guzeva 1975 (Approved Lists 1980)

Original publication: Agre NS, Guzeva LN. New actinomycete genus: Excellospora gen. nov. Mikrobiologiya 1975; 44:459-463.

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: synonym

Correct name: Actinomadura Lechevalier and Lechevalier 1970 (Approved Lists 1980)

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 3

Parent taxon: Thermomonosporaceae Rainey et al. 1997

Assigned by: Zhang Z, Kudo T, Nakajima Y, Wang Y. Clarification of the relationship between the members of the family Thermomonosporaceae on the basis of 16S rDNA, 16S-23S rRNA internal transcribed spacer and 23S rDNA sequences and chemotaxonomic analyses. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2001; 51:373-383.

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