for.tu’i.tum pa.ra.for.tu’i.tum Gr. pref.para-, alongside of or near; L. neut. adj.fortuitum, casual, accidental, and also a specific epithet; N.L. neut. adj.parafortuitum, alongside of (Mycobacterium) fortuitum
The phylogenetic position of this species was determined in a genome-scale analysis by Nouioui et al. (2018).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.
On the Approved Lists of Bacterial Names, this nomenclatural name is incorrectly cited as Mycobacterium parafortuitum Tsukamura 1966 (sic).Publication:
Hill LR, Skerman VBD, Sneath PHA. Corrigenda to the Approved Lists of Bacterial Names edited for the International Committee on Systematic Bacteriology. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1984; 34:508-511.