Spon.gi.ac.ti.no.spo’ra. L. fem. n.spongia, sponge; Gr. fem. n. [ἀκτίς ἀκτῖνος]aktis (gen. aktînos), a ray; Gr. fem. n. [σπορά]spora, a seed; N.L. fem. n.Spongiactinospora, a spore-forming actinomycete isolated from a sponge
heterotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP
Ay et al. 2020
Ay H, Saygin H, Sahin N. Phylogenomic revision of the family Streptosporangiaceae, reclassification of Desertactinospora gelatinilytica as Spongiactinospora gelatinilytica comb. nov. and a taxonomic home for the genus Sinosporangium in the family Streptosporangiaceae. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:2562-2572.
Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 70, part 4 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:4050-4060. Notes:
Emendation accompanied by the proposal of 1 new species in the genus.
Taxonomists who have recently focused on this group are the corresponding authors of Ay et al. (2020). Editors in search of reviewers are advised to consider additional criteria such as whether a taxon is covered by one of the ICSP subcommittees.
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 2 Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2 Total number of child taxa: 2