Name: Prescottella Sangal et al. 2022

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Pres.cot.tel’la. N.L. fem. dim. n. Prescottella, named after John Prescott to celebrate his many contributions towards unravelling the pathogenicity of Rhodococcus equi

Gender: feminine (stem: Prescottell-)

Type species: Prescottella equi (Magnusson 1923) Sangal et al. 2022

Valid publication: Sangal V, Goodfellow M, Jones AL, Sutcliffe IC. A stable home for an equine pathogen: valid publication of the binomial Prescottella equi gen. nov., comb. nov., and reclassification of four rhodococcal species into the genus Prescottella. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2022; 72:5551.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Rhodococcus Zopf 1891 (Approved Lists 1980)

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 5
Total number of child taxa: 6

Parent taxon: Nocardiaceae Castellani and Chalmers 1919 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Sangal V, Goodfellow M, Jones AL, Sutcliffe IC. A stable home for an equine pathogen: valid publication of the binomial Prescottella equi gen. nov., comb. nov., and reclassification of four rhodococcal species into the genus Prescottella. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2022; 72:5551.

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Record number: 30150
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