Species Actinomyces viscosus

Name: Actinomyces viscosus (Howell et al. 1965) Georg et al. 1969 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: "Odontomyces viscosus" Howell et al. 1965

Etymology: vis.co’sus L. masc. adj. viscosus, sticky, viscous

Gender: masculine

Type strains: ATCC 15987; CCUG 14476; CIP 103147; DSM 43327; JCM 8353; NCTC 10951

16S rRNA gene: X82453 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Georg LK, Pine L, Gerencser MA. Actinomyces viscosus comb. nov. A catalase positive, facultative member of the genus Actinomyces. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1969; 19:291-293.

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: Georg LK, Pine L, Gerencser MA. Actinomyces viscosus comb. nov. A catalase positive, facultative member of the genus Actinomyces. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1969; 19:291-293.

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