Name: Promicromonospora Krassilnikov et al. 1961 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. pref. pro-, before, primitive; Gr. masc. adj. mikros, small; Gr. adj. monos, single, solitary; Gr. fem. n. spora, a seed, and in biology a spore; N.L. fem. n. Promicromonospora, the genus name was coined to reflect the combination of traits then thought to be characteristic of the actinomycete form-genera Proactinomyces (the tendency of the mycelium to fragment) and Micromonospora (the formation of single spores on the substrate mycelium)

Gender: feminine

Type species: Promicromonospora citrea Krassilnikov et al. 1961 (Approved Lists 1980)

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Krassilnikov NA, Kalakoutskii LV, Kirillova NF. A new genus of Actinomycetales, Promicromonospora, gen. nov. Bulletin of the Academy of Sciences USSR (Series Biology) 1961; 1:107-112.

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: 14
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 17
Total number of child taxa: 18

Parent taxon: Promicromonosporaceae Rainey et al. 1997

Assigned by: Stackebrandt E, Rainey FA, Ward-Rainey NL. Proposal for a new hierarchic classification system, Actinobacteria classis nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1997; 47:479-491.

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