Species Rhodococcus ruber

Name: Rhodococcus ruber (Kruse 1896) Goodfellow and Alderson 1977 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Etymology: ru’ber L. masc. adj. ruber, red

Gender: masculine

Type strains: CIP 104180; DSM 43338; IEGM 70; IFO 15591; JCM 3205; KCC A-0205; LMG 5366; NBRC 15591; VKM Ac-1021

16S rRNA gene: MH298653 Analyse FASTA

Original 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, illegitimate name

Taxonomic status: in need of a replacement

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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