Genus Nocardia

Name: Nocardia Trevisan 1889 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Nocardia, named after Edmond Nocard (1850-1903), a French veterinarian who first isolated members of this taxon

Gender: feminine

Type species: Nocardia asteroides (Eppinger 1891) Blanchard 1896 (Approved Lists 1980)

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Trevisan V. I Generi e le Specie delle Batteriacee. Zanaboni and Gabuzzi, Milano, 1889.

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, conserved name

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 111
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 126
Total number of child taxa: 137

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

Assigned by: Castellani A, Chalmers AJ. Manual of tropical medicine, 3rd ed. Williams, Wood and Co., New York, 1919.

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