Species Mycolicibacterium houstonense

Name: Mycolicibacterium houstonense (Schinsky et al. 2004) Gupta et al. 2018

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: Mycobacterium houstonense Schinsky et al. 2004

Etymology: hous.ton.en’se N.L. neut. adj. houstonense, of or pertaining to Houston, TX, USA, where the first isolate of the Mycobacterium fortuitum third biovariant (sorbitol positive) was identified

Gender: neuter

Type strains: ATCC 49403; DSM 44676; JCM 15656; W5198

16S rRNA gene: DQ987744 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 houstonense Schinsky et al. 2004

Parent taxon: Mycolicibacterium 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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