My.xo.mi.cro.bi.um. N.L. neut. n.Myxomicrobium, Indicates its production of slime.
neuter (stem: Myxomicrobi-)
Castellani A. A pleomorphic slime organism associated with ulcerative dermatosis of the leg. Lancet 1964; 284:72-73.
not validly published
This taxon name is occasionally misprinted in some sources as: "Iyxomicrobium".
Pittman et al. (1991) suggested the abbreviation "MXMB" for this genus name but this does not appear to be of practical relevance any longer.Publication:
Pittman KF, Walczak CA, Lock CM. Codes and abbreviations for approved of effectively published names of genera of bacteria published from January 1980 to December 1990. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1991; 41:571-579.