au.to.tro’phi.ca. Gr. masc. pron.autos, himself; N.L. fem. adj.trophica, nursing, tending or feeding; from Gr. fem. adj.trophikê; N.L. fem. adj.autotrophica, self-nourishing, referring to the ability to grow at the expense of H2 and CO2
homotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP
Nocardiaautotrophica is the correct name instead 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 Nocardia.
The full TRBA 466 classification is: risk group = 1, note = "+".