Name: "Prescottia" Jones et al. 2013

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Pres.cot’ti.a. N.L. fem. n. Prescottia, named after John Prescott to celebrate his many contributions towards unravelling the pathogenicity of R. equi

Gender: feminine (stem: Prescotti-)

Type species: "Prescottia equi" (Magnusson 1923) Jones et al. 2013

Original publication: Jones AL, Sutcliffe IC, Goodfellow M. Prescottia equi gen. nov., comb. nov.: a new home for an old pathogen. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2013; 103:655-671.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Correct name: Rhodococcus Zopf 1891 (Approved Lists 1980)


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 0
Total number of child taxa: 1

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

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Record number: 518326
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