Name: Oerskovia Prauser et al. 1970 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Oerskovia, in honor of J. Ørskov who first described this organism

Gender: feminine

Type species: Oerskovia turbata (Erikson 1954) Prauser et al. 1970 (Approved Lists 1980)

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Prauser H, Lechevalier MP, Lechevalier H. Description of Oerskovia gen. n. to harbor Orskov's motile nocardia. Appl Microbiol 1970; 19:534.

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: 4
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 5
Total number of child taxa: 5

Parent taxon: Promicromonosporaceae Rainey et al. 1997

Assigned by: Nouioui I, Carro L, García-López L, Meier-Kolthoff JP, et al. Genome-based taxonomic classication of the phylum Actinobacteria. Front Microbiol 2007; 2018:9.

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