Name: Actinomyces pyogenes (Glage 1903) Collins and Jones 1983

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Etymology: Gr. n. puon, discharge from a sore, pus, (Latin transliteration pyum); N.L. suff. -genes, producing; from Gr. v. gennaƓ, to produce; N.L. adj. pyogenes, pus-producing

Type strains: ATCC 19411; C-100; CCUG 13230; CIP 103129; DSM 20630; LMG 16162; NCTC 5224

16S rRNA gene accession number: X79225

Effective publication: Collins MD, Jones D. Reclassification of Corynebacterium pyogenes (Glage) in the genus Actinomyces, as Actinomyces pyogenes comb.nov. J Gen Microbiol 1982; 128:901-903.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 10. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1983; 33:438-440.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Trueperella pyogenes (Glage 1903) Yassin et al. 2011

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Actinomyces Harz 1877 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Collins MD, Jones D. Reclassification of Corynebacterium pyogenes (Glage) in the genus Actinomyces, as Actinomyces pyogenes comb.nov. J Gen Microbiol 1982; 128:901-903.

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