Name: Micropolyspora Lechevalier et al. 1961 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. adj. mikros, small; Gr. adj. polu, many; Gr. fem. n. spora, a seed and in biology a spore; N.L. fem. n. Micropolyspora, the small many spored (organism)

Type species: Micropolyspora brevicatena Lechevalier et al. 1961 (Approved Lists 1980)

Effective publication: Lechevalier HA, Solotorovsky M, McDurmont CI. A new genus of the Actinomycetales: Micropolyspora gen. nov. J Gen Microbiol 1961; 26:11-18.

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: Nocardia Trevisan 1889 (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: 5
Total number of child taxa: 5

Parent taxon: Nocardiaceae Castellani and Chalmers 1919 (Approved Lists 1980)

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