French n. farcin, farcy or glanders; from L. n. farciminum, a disease in horses and other animals; L. fem. adj. suff.-ica, suffix used with the sense of pertaining to; N.L. fem. adj.farcinica, relating to farcy
Trevisan V. I Generi e le Specie delle Batteriacee. Zanaboni and Gabuzzi, Milano, 1889.
Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.
validly published under the ICNP
Nouioui et al. 2018
Nouioui I, Carro L, Garcia-Lopez M, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Woyke T, Kyrpides NC, Pukall R, Klenk HP, Goodfellow M, Goker M. Genome-Based Taxonomic Classification of the Phylum Actinobacteria. Front Microbiol 2018; 9:2007.
Oren A, Garrity GM. List of changes in taxonomic opinion no. 29. Notification of changes in taxonomic opinion previously published outside the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2019; 69:13-32.
However, Chamoiseau  has already established two species, Mycobacterium senegalense (Approved Lists 1980) and Mycobacterium farcinogenes (Approved Lists 1980), to accomodate the farcy-associates strains of mycobacteria, thus eliminationg this source of confusion.Publication:
Chamoiseau G. Etiology of farcy in African bovines: nomenclature of the causal organisms Mycobacterium farcinogenes Chamoiseau and Mycobacterium senegalense (Chamoiseau) comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1979; 29:407-410.
Jones D. JUDICIAL COMMISSION OF THE INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE ON SYSTEMATIC BACTERIOLOGY: Minutes of the Meeting, 5 September 1986, Manchester, United Kingdom. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1987; 37:85-87.
Therefore the Judicial Commission voted to deny the action proposed [3, 4].Publication:
Wayne LG. Actions of the Judicial Commission of the International Committee on Systematic Bacteriology on requests for opinions published in 1982. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1984; 34:272-273.
Tsukamura  proposed rejection of the name Nocardia farcinica as a nomen dubium because some strains bearing this name were members of the genus Mycobacterium.Publication:
Tsukamura M. Rejection of the name Nocardia farcinica Trevisan 1889 (Approved Lists 1980). Request for an Opinion. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1982; 32:235-236.
The full TRBA 466 classification is: risk group = 2, note = "ht".