Name: Polyangium minor (Peterson 1959) McCurdy 1970 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: "Haploangium minor" Peterson 1959

Etymology: mi’nor L. comp. masc./fem. adj. minor, smaller (sic). The epithet minor is in the masculine gender, but the genus name Polyangium is in the neuter gender! The correct epithet should be minus (comparative of parvus, small)

Gender: neuter

Type strains: UMH Peterson 41

Original publication: McCurdy HD. Studies on the taxonomy of the Myxobacterales. II. Polyangium and the demise of the Sporangiaceae. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1970; 20:283-296.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Polyangium Link 1809 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: McCurdy HD. Studies on the taxonomy of the Myxobacterales. II. Polyangium and the demise of the Sporangiaceae. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1970; 20:283-296.

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