ni.vo’i.des. L. fem. n.nix, snow; L. adj. suff.-oides, resembling, similar; from Gr. neut. adj. suff.-eides, resembling, similar; from Gr. neut. n.eîdos, that which is seen, form, shape, figure; N.L. adj.nivoides, snow-like
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validly published under the ICNP
Mycolicibacteriumnivoides is the correct name if this species is regarded as a separate species (i.e., if its nomenclatural type is not assigned to another species whose name is validly published, legitimate and not rejected and has priority) within a separate genus Mycolicibacterium.