Name: "Odontomyces" Howell et al. 1965

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. n. odous, tooth; Gr. masc. n. mykês, fungus; N.L. masc. n. Odontomyces, tooth fungus

Gender: masculine

Type species: "Odontomyces viscosus" Howell et al. 1965

Original publication: Howell AJ, Jordan HV, Georg LK, Pine L. Odontomyces viscosus, gen. nov., spec. nov., a filamentous microorganism isolated from periodontal plaque in hamsters. Sabouraudia 1965; 4:65-68.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Correct name: Actinomyces Harz 1877 (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: 0
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Actinomycetaceae Buchanan 1918 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Howell AJ, Jordan HV, Georg LK, Pine L. Odontomyces viscosus, gen. nov., spec. nov., a filamentous microorganism isolated from periodontal plaque in hamsters. Sabouraudia 1965; 4:65-68.

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