Genus Nocardiopsis

Name: Nocardiopsis (Brocq-Rousseau 1904) Meyer 1976 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Nocardia, a genus of the order Actinomycetales; Gr. fem. n. opsis, appearance; N.L. fem. n. Nocardiopsis, that which has the appearance of Nocardia

Type species: Nocardiopsis dassonvillei (Brocq-Rousseau 1904) Meyer 1976 (Approved Lists 1980)

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Meyer J. Nocardiopsis, a new genus of the order Actinomycetales. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1976; 26:487-493.

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: 44
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 54
Total number of child taxa: 61

Parent taxon: Nocardiopsaceae Rainey et al. 1996

Assigned by: Rainey FA, Ward-Rainey N, Kroppenstedt RM, Stackebrandt E. The genus Nocardiopsis represents a phylogenetically coherent taxon and a distinct actinomycete lineage: proposal of Nocardiopsaceae fam. nov. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1996; 46:1088-1092.

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