Species Nocardia pigrifrangens

Name: Nocardia pigrifrangens Wang et al. 2004

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: L. adj. piger -gra -grum, slow; L. pres. part. frangens, breaking up small; from L. v. frango; N.L. part. adj. pigrifrangens, slow to break up, referring to the fact that the substrate mycelium remains stable for up to 14 days before undergoing fragmentation

Gender: feminine

Type strain: 7031; CGMCC 4.1808; DSM 44957; JCM 11884

16S rRNA gene: AF219974 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Wang L, Zhang Y, Huang Y, Maldonado LA, Liu Z, Goodfellow M. Nocardia pigrifrangens sp. nov., a novel actinomycete isolated from a contaminated agar plate. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:1683-1686.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 54, part 5 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2005; 55:3-5.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Nocardia Trevisan 1889 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Wang L, Zhang Y, Huang Y, Maldonado LA, Liu Z, Goodfellow M. Nocardia pigrifrangens sp. nov., a novel actinomycete isolated from a contaminated agar plate. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:1683-1686.

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Record number: 778764