Name: Rothia Georg and Brown 1967 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Rothia, named for Genevieve D. Roth, who performed basic studies with these organisms

Gender: feminine

Type species: Rothia dentocariosa (Onishi 1949) Georg and Brown 1967 (Approved Lists 1980)

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Georg LK, Brown JM. Rothia, gen. nov., an aerobic genus of the family Actinomycetaceae. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1967; 17:79-88.

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: 11
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 11
Total number of child taxa: 13

Parent taxon: Micrococcaceae Pribram 1929 (Approved Lists 1980)

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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