a.chro.mo.ge.nes. Gr. pref.a-, not (inseparable prefix); Gr. neut. n.chrôma, color; Gr. suff.-genes, producing; from Gr. ind. v.gennaô, to produce; N.L. part. adj.achromogenes, not producing color
See detailed strain information at
Bhuyan BK, Owen SP, Dietz A. Rubradirin, a new antibiotic. I. Fermentation and biological properties. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy 1965; 1964:91-96.
Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.
validly published under the ICNP
synonym of its species (division into subspecies abandoned)
Streptomycesachromogenes subsp. achromogenes is the correct name if this subspecies is regarded as a separate subspecies (i.e., if its nomenclatural type is not assigned to another subspecies whose name is validly published, legitimate and not rejected and has priority) within a separate species Streptomycesachromogenes within a separate genus Streptomyces.
The original authorship, Okami and Umezawa 1953, was corrected according to the new Rule 40d.Publication:
Garrity GM, Labeda DP, Oren A. Judicial Commission of the International Committee on Systematics of Prokaryotes. XIIth International (IUMS) Congress of Bacteriology and Applied Microbiology. Minutes of the meetings, 3, 4 and 6 August 2008, Istanbul, Turkey. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 2011; 61:2775-2780.