Name: Tsukamurella Collins et al. 1988

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. fem. dim. n. Tsukamurella, named in honor of Michio Tsukamura, a celebrated Japanese microbiologist

Gender: feminine

Type species: Tsukamurella paurometabola corrig. (Steinhaus 1941) Collins et al. 1988

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Collins MD, Smida J, Dorsch M, Stackebrandt E. Tsukamurella gen. nov. harboring Corynebacterium paurometabolum and Rhodococcus aurantiacus. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1988; 38:385-391.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 17
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 20
Total number of child taxa: 22

Parent taxon: Tsukamurellaceae 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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