Name: Propionibacterium acnes (Gilchrist 1900) Douglas and Gunter 1946 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: "Bacillus acnes" Gilchrist 1900

Etymology: ac’nes. Gr. fem. n. akmê, a point; Gr. fem. n. akmê, acne (incorrectly transliterated); N.L. gen. fem. n. acnes, of acne

Gender: neuter

Type strain: ATCC 6919; CCUG 1794; CIP 53.117; DSM 1897; JCM 6425; LMG 16711; NCTC 737; NRRL B-4224; VKM Ac-1450

16S rRNA gene: AB042288 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Douglas HC, Gunter SE. The Taxonomic Position of Corynebacterium acnes. J Bacteriol 1946; 52:15-23.

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 under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Cutibacterium acnes (Gilchrist 1900) Scholz and Kilian 2016

Risk group: 2

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 5
Total number of child taxa: 5

Parent taxon: Propionibacterium Orla-Jensen 1909 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Douglas HC, Gunter SE. The Taxonomic Position of Corynebacterium acnes. J Bacteriol 1946; 52:15-23.

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Record number: 779819
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