Species Melittangium lichenicola

Name: Melittangium lichenicola (Thaxter 1892) McCurdy 1971 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: "Chondromyces lichenicolus" Thaxter 1892

Etymology: li.che.ni’co.la L. n. lichen, lichen; L. masc./fem. suff. -cola, inhabitant, dweller; from L. masc./fem. n. incola, dweller; N.L. masc./fem. n. lichenicola, inhabitant of lichens (nominative in apposition)

Gender: neuter

Type strains: ATCC 25944; DSM 2275

16S rRNA gene: GU207877 Analyse FASTA

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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