Genus Sporichthya

Name: Sporichthya Lechevalier et al. 1968 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. fem. n. spora, a seed and, in biology, a spore; Gr. masc./fem. n. ichthys, fish; N.L. fem. n. Sporichthya, an organism with fish-like spores

Gender: feminine

Type species: Sporichthya polymorpha Lechevalier et al. 1968 (Approved Lists 1980)

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Lechevalier MP, Lechevalier H, Holbert PE. [Sporichthyta, a new Streptomycetaceae genus]. Ann Inst Pasteur (Paris) 1968; 114:277-286.

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


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

Parent taxon: Sporichthyaceae 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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