Species Mycolicibacterium smegmatis

Name: Mycolicibacterium smegmatis (Trevisan 1889) Gupta et al. 2018

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: "Bacillus smegmatis" Trevisan 1889

Etymology: smeg.ma’tis. L. neut. n. smegma (gen. smegmatis), an unguent (for making the skin smooth), a detergent, a cleansing medicine, and in biology the sebaceous humor; L. gen. neut. n. smegmatis, of smegma

Gender: neuter

Type strain: ATCC 19420; CCUG 21002; CCUG 21815; CIP 104444; DSM 43756; JCM 5866; JCM 6386; NCTC 8159; NRRL B-14616; VKM Ac-1239

16S rRNA gene: AF547967 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 under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Mycobacterium smegmatis (Trevisan 1889) Lehmann and Neumann 1899 (Approved Lists 1980)

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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Record number: 798231