Name: "Odontomyces" Howell et al. 1965

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

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

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

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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