Name: Skermania Chun et al. 1997

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Skermania, named after Victor Skerman, an Australian taxonomist

Gender: feminine

Type species: Skermania piniformis (Blackall et al. 1989) Chun et al. 1997

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Chun J, Blackall LL, Kang SO, Hah YC, Goodfellow M. A proposal to reclassify Nocardia pinensis Blackall et al. as Skermania piniformis gen. nov., comb. nov. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1997; 47:127-131.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 47, part 1 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1997; 47:603.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

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

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

Assigned by: Zhi XY, Li WJ, Stackebrandt E. An update of the structure and 16S rRNA gene sequence-based definition of higher ranks of the class Actinobacteria, with the proposal of two new suborders and four new families and emended descriptions of the existing higher taxa. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2009; 59:589-608.

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