Species Melittangium alboraceum

Name: Melittangium alboraceum (Peterson 1959) McCurdy 1971 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: "Podangium alboraceum" Peterson 1959

Etymology: al’bus L. masc. adj. albus, white; L. masc. n. racemus, the stalk of a cluster of grapes and similar plants; N.L. neut. adj. alboraceum, with a white stalk

Gender: neuter

Type strains: UMH Peterson 72; UMH Slides Peterson 72

Original publication: McCurdy HD. Studies on the taxonomy of the Myxobacterales. IV. Melittangium. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1971; 21:50-54.

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: 1

Parent taxon: Melittangium Jahn 1924 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: McCurdy HD. Studies on the taxonomy of the Myxobacterales. IV. Melittangium. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1971; 21:50-54.

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