Paen.ac.ti.no.my’ces L. adv. paene, almost; N.L. masc. n.Actinomyces, ray fungus; N.L. masc. n.Paenactinomyces, almost an actinomyces because it derives from this genus but is phylogenetically distinct
Jiang Z, Xiao M, Yang LL, Zhi XY, Li WJ. Genome-based taxonomic classification within the family Thermoactinomycetaceae. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2019; 69:2028-2036.
Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 69, part 7 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2019; 69:2963-2965.
The type species of this genus has alternatively been placed in the genus Thermoactinomyces Tsiklinsky 1899 (Approved Lists 1980).Publication:
Wu H, Liu B, Pan S. Thermoactinomyces guangxiensis sp. nov., a thermophilic actinomycete isolated from mushroom compost. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2015; 65:2859-2864.
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 1 Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1 Total number of child taxa: 1