Species Actinomyces meyeri

Name: Actinomyces meyeri (ex Prévot 1938) Cato et al. 1984

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov., nom. rev.

Etymology: me’yer.i N.L. gen. masc. n. meyeri, of Meyer, to honor Kurt F. Meyer, a German bacteriologist, who described the organism as a "new anaerobic Streptothrix species" in 1911

Gender: masculine

Type strains: ATCC 35568; CCUG 21024; CIP 103148; DSM 20733; LMG 16161; Prévot 2477B; VPI 8617

16S rRNA gene: X82451 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Cato EP, Moore WEC, Nygaard G, Holdeman LV. Actinomyces meyeri sp. nov., specific epithet rev. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1984; 34:487-489.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Schaalia meyeri (Cato et al. 1984) Nouioui et al. 2018

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Actinomyces Harz 1877 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Cato EP, Moore WEC, Nygaard G, Holdeman LV. Actinomyces meyeri sp. nov., specific epithet rev. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1984; 34:487-489.

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