Prauser H, Lechevalier MP, Lechevalier H. Description of Oerskovia gen. n. to harbor Orskov's motile nocardia. Appl Microbiol 1970; 19:534.
Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.
Stackebrandt et al. 2002
Stackebrandt E, Breymann S, Steiner U, Prauser H, Weiss N, Schumann P. Re-evaluation of the status of the genus Oerskovia, reclassification of Promicromonospora enterophila (Jager et al. 1983) as Oerskovia enterophila comb. nov. and description of Oerskovia jenensis sp. nov. and Oerskovia paurometabola sp. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:1105-1111.
Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 52, part 4 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:1439-1440. Notes:
Emendation accompanied by the proposal of 3 new species in the genus.
The 16S rDNA analysis, DNA-DNA reassociation, riboprinting, peptidoglycan analysis and determination of phenotypic properties of various strain of Cellulomonas turbata (Erikson 1954) Stackebrandt et al. 1983 [basonym: Oerskovia turbata (Erikson 1954) Prauser et al. 1970 (Approved Lists 1980)] reveal that they form a cluster that can be distinguished unambiguously from other Cellulomonas species by morphology, amino acid composition of the cell wall and 16 rDNA signatures. As a result of this polyphasic study, it appears taxonomically reasonable to re-establish the genus Oerskovia.
Boone et al. (2001) assigned this genus to the family Cellulomonadaceae Stackebrandt and Prauser 1991.Publication:
Garrity GM, Holt JG. The Road Map to the Manual. In: Boone DR, Castenholz RW, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, second edition, vol. 1 (The Archaea and the deeply branching and phototrophic Bacteria), Springer-Verlag, New York, 2001, p. 119-166.
The type species of this genus has alternatively been placed in the genus Nocardia Trevisan 1889 (Approved Lists 1980).Publication:
Erikson D. Factors promoting cell division in a soft mycelial type of Nocardia: Nocardia turbata n. sp. J Gen Microbiol 1954; 11:198-208.
The type species of this genus has alternatively been placed in the genus Cellulomonas Bergey et al. 1923 (Approved Lists 1980).Publication:
Stackebrandt E, Seiler H, Schleifer KH. Union of the genera Cellulomonas Bergey et al. and Oerskovia Prauser et al. in a redefined genus Cellulomonas. Zentralbl. Bakteriol. Parasitenkd. Infektionskr. Hyg. Abt. 1 Orig. 1982; C3:401-409.
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