Species Rhodococcus erythropolis

Name: Rhodococcus erythropolis (Gray and Thornton 1928) Goodfellow and Alderson 1979 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: "Mycobacterium erythropolis" Gray and Thornton 1928

Etymology: Gr. masc. adj. erythros, red; Gr. fem. n. polis, a city; N.L. n. erythropolis, red city

Gender: masculine

Type strain: ATCC 4277; CIP 104179; DSM 43066; HAMBI 1953; IEGM 7; IFO 15567; JCM 20419; JCM 3201; LMG 5359; N11; NBRC 15567; NCIB 9158; NCIMB 9158; NCTC 13021; NRRL B-16025; VKM Ac-858

16S rRNA gene: AF426150 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Goodfellow M, Alderson G. The actinomycete genus Rhodococcus: a home for the "rhodochrous" complex. Journal of General. Microbiology 1977; 100:99-122.

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: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Rhodococcus Zopf 1891 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Goodfellow M, Alderson G. The actinomycete genus Rhodococcus: a home for the "rhodochrous" complex. Journal of General. Microbiology 1977; 100:99-122.

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Record number: 780449