Species Actinomyces howellii

Name: Actinomyces howellii Dent and Williams 1984

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. howellii, of Howell, to honor the American microbiologist Arden Howell Jr., who studied oral actinomycetes from animals, particularly Odontomyces (Actinomyces) viscosus

Gender: masculine

Type strains: ATCC 43323; CCUG 32757; CIP 103127; NCTC 11636; Sh 7/4276

16S rRNA gene: X80411 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Dent VE, Williams RAD. Actinomyces howellii, a new species from the dental plaque of dairy cattle. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1984; 34:316-320.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Actinomyces Harz 1877 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Dent VE, Williams RAD. Actinomyces howellii, a new species from the dental plaque of dairy cattle. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1984; 34:316-320.

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