Name: Pilimelia Kane 1966 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. masc. n. pilus, a hair; Gr. fem. n. melia, Melia, a nymph loved by the river god Inachus; N.L. fem. n. Pilimelia, an aquatic organism growing on hair substrate

Type species: Pilimelia terevasa Kane 1966 (Approved Lists 1980)

Effective publication: Kane WD. A new genus of the Actinoplanaceae, Pilimelia, with a description of two species, Pilimelia terevasa and Pilimelia anulata. Journal of the Elisha Mitchell Scientific Society 1966; 82:220-230.

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: 3
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 3
Total number of child taxa: 3

Parent taxon: Micromonosporaceae Krassilnikov 1938 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Koch C, Kroppenstedt RM, Rainey FA, Stackebrandt E. 16S ribosomal DNA analysis of the genera Micromonospora, Actinoplanes, Catellatospora, Catenuloplanes, Couchioplanes, Dactylosporangium, and Pilimelia and emendation of the family Micromonosporaceae. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1996; 46:765-768.

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