heterotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP
For the type species of this genus another name is in use, which is affiliated with the genus Alloscardovia Huys et al. 2007.Publication:
Killer J, Rockova S, Vlkova E, Rada V, Havlik J, Kopecny J, Bunesova V, Benada O, Kofronova O, Pechar R, et al.Alloscardovia macacae sp. nov., isolated from the milk of a macaque (Macaca mulatta), emended description of the genus Alloscardovia and proposal of Alloscardovia criceti comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2013; 63:4439-4446.
Metascardovia is the correct name if this genus is regarded as a separate genus (i.e., if its nomenclatural type is not assigned to another genus whose name is validly published, legitimate and not rejected and has priority).
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: 1