pur.pur’e.us L. masc. adj.purpureus, purple colored; Gr. neut. n.chrôma, color; Gr. v.gennaô, to produce; N.L. part. adj.purpureochromogenes, producing purple color, relating to the color of the diffusible pigment
Carro et al. 2018
Carro L, Nouioui I, Sangal V, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Trujillo ME, Montero-Calasanz MDC, Sahin N, Smith DL, Kim KE, Peluso P, et al. Genome-based classification of micromonosporae with a focus on their biotechnological and ecological potential. Sci Rep 2018; 8:525. Notes:
As of 2019-04-01 this emendation was not yet included in an IJSEM List of Changes in Taxonomic Opinion.
According to Szabo and Fernandez (1984), this species is an earlier heterotypic synonym of Micromonosporabrunnea Sveshnikova et al. 1969 (Approved Lists 1980).Publication:
Szabó Z, Fernandez C. Micromonospora brunnea Sveshnikova, Maksimova, and Kudrina 1969 is a junior subjective synonym of Micromonospora purpureochromogenes (Waksman and Curtis 1916) Luedemann 1971. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1984; 34:463-464.
The genome of the type strain was sequenced as part of the GEBA (Genomic Encyclopedia of Bacteria and Archaea) project.Publication:
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.