Name:Streptomycessparsogenes Owen et al. 1963 (Approved Lists 1980)
Proposed as: sp. nov.
spar.so.ge.nes. L. masc. perf. part.sparsus, scattered; Gr. suff.-genes, producing; from Gr. v.gennaô, to produce; N.L. part. adj.sparsogenes, scattered producing, probably referring to the sparse formation of aerial mycelium
Owen SP, Dietz A, Camiener GW. Sparsomycin, a new antitumor antibiotic. I. Discovery and biological properties. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy 1963; 1962:772-779.
Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.
validly published under the ICNP
Goodfellow et al. 2007
Goodfellow M, Kumar Y, Labeda DP, Sembiring L. The Streptomyces violaceusniger clade: a home for Streptomycetes with rugose ornamented spores. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2007; 92:173-199.
Euzeby JP. List of changes in taxonomic opinion no. 7. Notification of changes in taxonomic opinion previously published outside the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2008; 58:5.
The phylogenetic position of this species was determined in a genome-scale analysis by Nouioui et al. (2018).Publication:
Nouioui I, Carro L, Garcia-Lopez M, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Woyke T, Kyrpides NC, Pukall R, Klenk HP, Goodfellow M, Goker M. Genome-Based Taxonomic Classification of the Phylum Actinobacteria. Front Microbiol 2018; 9:2007.