Genus Micromonospora

Name: Micromonospora Ørskov 1923 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. adj. mikros, small; Gr. adj. monos, single, solitary; Gr. fem. n. spora, a seed and in biology a spore; N.L. fem. n. Micromonospora, small, single-spored (organism)

Type species: Micromonospora chalcea (Foulerton 1905) Ørskov 1923 (Approved Lists 1980)

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Ørskov J. Investigations into the morphology of the ray fungi. Levin and Munksgaard, Copenhagen, Denmark, 1923.

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: 103
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 107
Total number of child taxa: 120

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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