o.li.go.spo.ra. Gr. masc. adj.oligos, few; Gr. fem. n.spora, a seed and, in biology, a spore; N.L. fem. adj.oligospora, organism forming few spores, referring to the relative absence of sporophores in this organism
Mertz FP, Yao RC. Actinomadura oligospora sp. nov., the producer of a new polyether antibiotic. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1986; 36:179-182.
validly published under the ICNP
Nouioui et al. 2018
Nouioui I, Carro L, Garcia-Lopez M, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Woyke T, Kyrpides NC, Pukall R, Klenk HP, Goodfellow M, Goker M. Genome-Based Taxonomic Classification of the Phylum Actinobacteria. Front Microbiol 2018; 9:2007.
Oren A, Garrity GM. List of changes in taxonomic opinion no. 29. Notification of changes in taxonomic opinion previously published outside the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2019; 69:13-32. Notes:
The genome of the type strain was sequenced as part of the GEBA (Genomic Encyclopedia of Bacteria and Archaea) project.
The phylogenomic assignment score of this taxon is -0.05803 (N = 2).