Species Streptomyces avellaneus

Name: Streptomyces avellaneus Baldacci and Grein 1966 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. avellaneus, hazel colored, referring to color of the aerial mycelium of the organism; from L. n. avellana, hazel

Gender: masculine

Type strains: AS 4.1687; ATCC 23730; BCRC 12219; CBS 752.72; CCRC 12219; CMI 126840; DSM 40554; IFO 13451; JCM 4321; JCM 4725; NBRC 13451; NCIMB 11000; NRRL B-3447; NRRL ISP-5554; RIA 1412; VKM Ac-1720

16S rRNA gene: AB122722 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Baldacci E, Grein A. Streptomyces avellaneus and Streptomyces libani: two new species characterized by a hazelnut brown (avellaneus) aerial mycelium. Giornale di Microbiologia 1966; 14:185-198.

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: synonym

Correct name: Kitasatospora aureofaciens (Duggar 1948) Labeda et al. 2017

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Streptomyces Waksman and Henrici 1943 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Baldacci E, Grein A. Streptomyces avellaneus and Streptomyces libani: two new species characterized by a hazelnut brown (avellaneus) aerial mycelium. Giornale di Microbiologia 1966; 14:185-198.

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