Etymology:L. masc. n.rex (gen. regis), king; L. gen. pl. n. faucium, of a defile; N.L. gen. pl. n. regifaucium, of King's Canyon, Australia, the source of the soil from which the first strains were isolated
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validly published under the ICNP
Nouioui et al. 2018
Nouioui I, Carro L, Garcia-Lopez M, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Woyke T, Kyrpides NC, Pukall R, Klenk HP, Goodfellow M, Goker M. Genome-Based Taxonomic Classification of the Phylum Actinobacteria. Front Microbiol 2018; 9:2007.
Oren A, Garrity GM. List of changes in taxonomic opinion no. 29. Notification of changes in taxonomic opinion previously published outside the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2019; 69:13-32.
The phylogenomic assignment score of this taxon is 0.24697 (N = 17).