ter.pe’ni.ca. N.L. neut. n.terpenum, terpene; L. adj. suff.-icus -a -um, suffix used with various meanings; N.L. fem. adj.terpenica, referring to the ability to produce terpenoid antibiotics
Hoshino Y, Watanabe K, Iida S, Suzuki S, Kudo T, Kogure T, Yazawa K, Ishikawa J, Kroppenstedt RM, Mikami Y. Nocardia terpenica sp. nov., isolated from Japanese patients with nocardiosis. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2007; 57:1456-1460.
Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 57, part 7 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2007; 57:2189-2190.
validly published under the ICNP
The terminology used by the authors is in line with many other taxonomic studies and does not negatively affect their main results; some improvements may nevertheless be possible. Using the term "phylogenetic data" (or equivalent) for sequence data is not advocated. Whether taxa can have "members" is debatable. See the LPSN phylogeny page for details.Publication:
Göker M. What can genome analysis offer for bacteria? In: Bridge P, Smith D, Stackebrandt E (eds), Trends in the systematics of bacteria and fungi, CAB International, Wallingford, 2021, p. 255-281.
According to Bartlett et al. (2022), this species is an established human pathogen.Publication:
Bartlett A, Padfield D, Lear L, Bendall R, Vos M. A comprehensive list of bacterial pathogens infecting humans. Microbiology 2022; 168:0.