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.
For the type species of this genus another name is in use, which is affiliated with the genus Actinomyces Harz 1877 (Approved Lists 1980).Publication:
Georg LK, Pine L, Gerencser MA. Actinomyces viscosus comb. nov. A catalase positive, facultative member of the genus Actinomyces. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1969; 19:291-293.
Pittman et al. (1991) suggested the abbreviation "ODMY" 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.
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