Name: Mycolicibacter heraklionensis (Tortoli et al. 2013) Gupta et al. 2018

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: Mycobacterium heraklionense Tortoli et al. 2013

Etymology: he.ra.kli.on.en’sis N.L. masc./fem. adj. heraklionensis, from Heraklion the city in Crete island where many such strains were isolated

Type strains: CECT 7509; DSM 46753; GN-01; LMG 24735; NCTC 13432

16S rRNA gene: EU907940 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Gupta RS, Lo B, Son J. Phylogenomics and Comparative Genomic Studies Robustly Support Division of the Genus Mycobacterium into an Emended Genus Mycobacterium and Four Novel Genera. Front Microbiol 2018; 9:67.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Validation list no. 181. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2018; 68:1411-1417.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Mycobacterium heraklionense Tortoli et al. 2013

Parent taxon: Mycolicibacter Gupta et al. 2018

Assigned by: Gupta RS, Lo B, Son J. Phylogenomics and Comparative Genomic Studies Robustly Support Division of the Genus Mycobacterium into an Emended Genus Mycobacterium and Four Novel Genera. Front Microbiol 2018; 9:67.

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