Species Actinomyces naeslundii

Name: Actinomyces naeslundii Thompson and Lovestedt 1951 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. naeslundii, of Naeslund, named after Carl Naeslund who first described this organism in some detail, but did not give it a specific epithet

Gender: masculine

Type strains: ATCC 12104; CCUG 18310; CCUG 2238; CCUG 32832; CCUG 35333; CDC W826; CIP 103128; DSM 43013; Howell 279; JCM 8349; NCTC 10301

16S rRNA gene: X53226 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Thompson L, Lovestedt SA. An Actinomyces-like organism obtained from the human mouth. Proc Staff Meet Mayo Clin 1951; 26:169-175.

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

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Actinomyces Harz 1877 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Thompson L, Lovestedt SA. An Actinomyces-like organism obtained from the human mouth. Proc Staff Meet Mayo Clin 1951; 26:169-175.

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