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Genus Amycolatopsis

Warning: In the List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature, an arrow () only indicates the sequence of valid publication of names and does not mean that the last name in the sequence must be used (see: Introduction).

Number of species cited in this file: 70
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 4

Classification (Warning: see also the file "Classification of prokaryotes: Introduction").


For a detailed description of this taxon see Bergey’s Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria (BMSAB).


 

Amycolatopsis Lechevalier et al. 1986, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Amycolatopsis orientalis (Pittenger and Brigham 1956) Lechevalier et al. 1986.
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Amycolata, genus belonging to the order Actinomycetales; Gr. fem. n. opsis, aspect, appearance; N.L. fem. n. Amycolatopsis, that which appears similar to Amycolata.
Valid publication: LECHEVALIER (M.P.), PRAUSER (H.), LABEDA (D.P.) and RUAN (J.S.): Two new genera of nocardioform actinomycetes: Amycolata gen. nov. and Amycolatopsis gen. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1986, 36, 29-37.
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Amycolatopsis Lechevalier et al. 1986 emend. Lee 2009.
Type species: ¤ Amycolatopsis orientalis (Pittenger and Brigham 1956) Lechevalier et al. 1986.
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Amycolata, genus belonging to the order Actinomycetales; Gr. fem. n. opsis, aspect, appearance; N.L. fem. n. Amycolatopsis, that which appears similar to Amycolata.
Reference: LEE (S.D.): Amycolatopsis ultiminotia sp. nov., isolated from rhizosphere soil, and emended description of the genus Amycolatopsis. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 1401-1404.
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Amycolatopsis Lechevalier et al. 1986 emend. Tang et al. 2010.
Type species: ¤ Amycolatopsis orientalis (Pittenger and Brigham 1956) Lechevalier et al. 1986.
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Amycolata, genus belonging to the order Actinomycetales; Gr. fem. n. opsis, aspect, appearance; N.L. fem. n. Amycolatopsis, that which appears similar to Amycolata.
Reference: TANG (S.K.), WANG (Y.), GUAN (T.W.), LEE (J.C.), KIM (C.J.) and LI (W.J.): Amycolatopsis halophila sp. nov., a halophilic actinomycete isolated from a salt lake. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 1073-1078.
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Amycolatopsis alba Mertz and Yao 1993, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) A83850 = ATCC 51368= DSM 44262 = IFO (now NBRC) 15602 = JCM 10030 = NRRL 18532.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF051340.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. alba, white, referring to the white aerial hyphae.
Valid publication: MERTZ (F.P.) and YAO (R.C.): Amycolatopsis alba sp. nov., isolated from soil. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1993, 43, 715-720.
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Amycolatopsis albidoflavus Lee and Hah 2001, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 53205= DSM 44639 = IMSNU 22139 = JCM 11300 = KCTC 9471 = NBRC 100337 = NRRL B-24149.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ252832.
Etymology: L. adj. albidus, white; L. adj. flavus, yellow; N.L. adj. albidoflavus (sic), whitish yellow.
Valid publication: LEE (S.D.) and HAH (Y.C.): Amycolatopsis albidoflavus sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 2001, 51, 645-650.
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Amycolatopsis albispora Zhang et al. 2016, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) WP1=KCTC 39642=MCCC 1A10745.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: KT751086.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: .
Etymology: L. adj. albus, white; N. L. n. spora (from Gr. n. spora, a seed), spore; N.L. fem. adj. albispora, having white spores.
Source: Environmental - marine.
Valid publication: ZHANG, G., WANG, L., LI, J. and ZHOU, Y. 2016. Amycolatopsis albispora sp. nov., isolated from deep-sea sediment. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 66, 3860-3864.
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Amycolatopsis australiensis Tan et al. 2006, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) GY048 = DSM 44671 = JCM 15587 = NCIMB 14142.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY129753.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. australiensis, pertaining to Australia, the source of the soil from which the first strains were isolated.
Valid publication: TAN (G.Y.A.), ROBINSON (S.), LACEY (E.) and GOODFELLOW (M.): Amycolatopsis australiensis sp. nov., an actinomycete isolated from arid soils. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 2297-2301.
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Amycolatopsis azurea (Ōmura et al. 1983) Henssen et al. 1987, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) AM-3696 = ATCC 51273= DSM 43854 = FERM-P 4738 = IFO (now NBRC) 14573 = JCM 3275 = NRRL 11412 = VKM Ac-1418.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ400709.
Basonym: ¤ Pseudonocardia azurea Ōmura et al. 1983.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. azurea, azure blue, referring to the color of aerial mycelium.
Valid publication: HENSSEN (A.), KOTHE (H.W.) and KROPPENSTEDT (R.M.): Transfer of Pseudonocardia azurea and "Pseudonocardia fastidiosa" to the genus Amycolatopsis, with emended species description. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1987, 37, 292-295.
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Amycolatopsis balhimycina Wink et al. 2003, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) FH 1894 = DSM 44591 = JCM 12668 = NRRL B-24207.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ508239.
Etymology: N.L. n. balhimycinum, balhimycin (an antibiotic produced by the organism); L. fem. suff. -ina, suffix used with the sense of belonging to; N.L. fem. adj. balhimycina, pertaining to balhimycin.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 92. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2003, 53, 935-937.
Effective publication: WINK (J.M.), KROPPENSTEDT (R.M.), GANGULI (B.N.), NADKARNI (S.R.), SCHUMANN (P.), SEIBERT (G.) and STACKEBRANDT (E.): Three new antibiotic producing species of the genus Amycolatopsis, Amycolatopsis balhimycina sp. nov., A. tolypomycina sp. nov., A. vancoresmycina sp. nov., and description of Amycolatopsis keratiniphila subsp. keratiniphila subsp. nov. and A. keratiniphila subsp. nogabecina subsp. nov. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 2003, 26, 38-46.
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Amycolatopsis bartoniae Zucchi et al. 2012, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) SF26 = NCIMB 14706 = NRRL B-24846.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: HQ651729.
Etymology: N.L. gen. fem. n. bartoniae, of Barton, named after Mary Barton in recognition of her work on aerobic, pathogenic actinomycetes.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 148. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 2549-2554.
Effective publication: ZUCCHI (T.D.), BONDA (A.N.V.), FRANK (S.), KIM (B.Y.), KSHETRIMAYUM (J.D.) and GOODFELLOW (M.): Amycolatopsis bartoniae sp. nov. and Amycolatopsis bullii sp. nov., mesophilic actinomycetes isolated from arid Australian soils. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, 2012, 102, 91-98.
Validation List no. 148 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

Note: In the abstract of the effective publication, the strain NRRL B-24846 is erroneously cited as NRRL B-2 846.

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Amycolatopsis benzoatilytica Majumdar et al. 2006, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) AK 16/65 = ATCC 55165= DSM 43387 = IMRU 1389 = JCM 13851.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY957506.
Etymology: N.L. n. benzoas -atis, benzoate; N.L. adj. lyticus -a -um (from Gr. adj. lutikos -ê -on), able to loosen, able to dissolve; N.L. fem. adj. benzoatilytica, benzoate-degrading.
Valid publication: MAJUMDAR (S.), PRABHAGARAN (S.R.), SHIVAJI (S.) and LAL (R.): Reclassification of Amycolatopsis orientalis DSM 43387 as Amycolatopsis benzoatilytica sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 199-204.
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Amycolatopsis bullii Zucchi et al. 2012, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) SF27 = NCIMB 14707 = NRRL B-24847.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: HQ651730.
Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. bullii, of Bull, named after Alan T. Bull in recognition of his many contributions to the biology of actinomycetes.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 148. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 2549-2554.
Effective publication: ZUCCHI (T.D.), BONDA (A.N.V.), FRANK (S.), KIM (B.Y.), KSHETRIMAYUM (J.D.) and GOODFELLOW (M.): Amycolatopsis bartoniae sp. nov. and Amycolatopsis bullii sp. nov., mesophilic actinomycetes isolated from arid Australian soils. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, 2012, 102, 91-98.
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Amycolatopsis cihanbeyliensis Tatar et al. 2013, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) BNT52=KCTC 29065=NRRL B-24886=DSM 45679.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: JN989302.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. cihanbeyliensis, of or belonging to Cihanbeyli, Central Anatolia, the source of the organism.
Source: Environmental.
Valid publication: TATAR, D., SAZAK, A., GUVEN, K., CETIN, D. and SAHIN, N. 2013. Amycolatopsis cihanbeyliensis sp. nov., a halotolerant actinomycete isolated from a salt mine. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 63, 3739-3743.
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Amycolatopsis circi Everest and Meyers 2012, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) S1.3 = DSM 45561 = NRRL B-24841.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: HQ021202.
Etymology: L. gen. n. circi, of a race-course, Kenilworth Racecourse, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 144. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 473-475.
Effective publication: EVEREST (G.J.) and MEYERS (P.R.): Evaluation of the antibiotic biosynthetic potential of the genus Amycolatopsis and description of Amycolatopsis circi sp. nov., Amycolatopsis equina sp. nov. and Amycolatopsis hippodromi sp. nov. J. Appl. Microbiol., 2011, 111, 300-311.
Validation List no. 144 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Amycolatopsis coloradensis Labeda 1995, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 53629= DSM 44225 = IFO (now NBRC) 15804 = JCM 9869 = NRRL 3218 = VKM Ac-1732.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ293753.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. coloradensis, of or belonging to Colorado, the source of the soil sample from which the type strain was isolated.
Valid publication: LABEDA (D.P.): Amycolatopsis coloradensis sp. nov., the avoparcin (LL-AV290)-producing strain. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1995, 45, 124-127.
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Amycolatopsis decaplanina Wink et al. 2004, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) FH 1845 = DSM 44594 = JCM 12669 = NRRL B-24209.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ508237.
Etymology: N.L. neut. n. decaplaninum, decaplanin; L. fem. suff. -ina, related to; N.L. fem. adj. decaplanina, related to decaplanin which is produced by the organism.
Valid publication: WINK (J.), GANDHI (J.), KROPPENSTEDT (R.M.), SEIBERT (G.), STRÄUBLER (B.), SCHUMANN (P.) and STACKEBRANDT (E.): Amycolatopsis decaplanina sp. nov., a novel member of the genus with unusual morphology. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2004, 54, 235-239.
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Amycolatopsis dongchuanensis Nie et al. 2012, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) YIM 75904 = CCTCC AA 2011016 = JCM 18054.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: JN656710.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. dongchuanensis, of or pertaining to the Dongchuan county of Yunnan province in south-western China, the source of the soil from which the type strain was isolated.
Valid publication: NIE (G.X.), MING (H.), LI (S.), ZHOU (E.M.), CHENG (J.), TANG (X.), FENG (H.G.), TANG (S.K.) and LI (W.J.): Amycolatopsis dongchuanensis sp. nov., an actinobacterium isolated from soil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 2650-2656.
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Amycolatopsis echigonensis Ding et al. 2007, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) LC2 = CCTCC AB206019 = IAM 15387 = JCM 21831.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB248535.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. echigonensis, of or belonging to Echigo, the old name of Niigata Prefecture, Japan, from where the type strain was isolated.
Valid publication: DING (L.), HIROSE (T.) and YOKOTA (A.): Amycolatopsis echigonensis sp. nov. and Amycolatopsis niigatensis sp. nov., novel actinomycetes isolated from a filtration substrate. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 1747-1751.
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Amycolatopsis endophytica Miao et al. 2012, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) KLBMP 1221 = CCTCC AA 2010003 = KCTC 19776.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: HM153799.
Etymology: Gr. pref. endo, within; Gr. n. phuton, plant; L. fem. suff. -ica, adjectival suffix used with the sense of belonging to; N.L. fem. adj. endophytica, within plant, endophytic, pertaining to the original isolation from plant tissues.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 147. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 2045-2047.
Effective publication: MIAO (Q.), QIN (S.), BIAN (G.K.), YUAN (B.), XING (K.), ZHANG (Y.J.), LI (Q.), TANG (S.K.), LI (W.J.) and JIANG (J.H.): Amycolatopsis endophytica sp. nov., a novel endophytic actinomycete isolated from oil-seed plant Jatropha curcas L. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, 2011, 100, 333-339.
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Amycolatopsis equina Everest and Meyers 2012, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) SE(8)3 = DSM 45563 = NRRL B-24842.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: HQ021204.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. equina, relating to a horse, isolated from a soil sample collected near a horse racing track, Kenilworth Racecourse, Cape Town, South Africa.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 144. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 473-475.
Effective publication: EVEREST (G.J.) and MEYERS (P.R.): Evaluation of the antibiotic biosynthetic potential of the genus Amycolatopsis and description of Amycolatopsis circi sp. nov., Amycolatopsis equina sp. nov. and Amycolatopsis hippodromi sp. nov. J. Appl. Microbiol., 2011, 111, 300-311.
Validation List no. 144 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Amycolatopsis eurytherma Kim et al. 2002, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) NT202 = DSM 44348 = JCM 12071 = JCM 18060 = NBRC 100338 = NCIMB 13795.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ000285.
Etymology: Gr. adj. eurus, wide, broad; Gr. adj. thermos, hot; N.L. fem. adj. eurytherma, grows over a wide temperature range.
Valid publication: KIM (B.), SAHIN (N.), TAN (G.Y.A.), ZAKRZEWSKA-CZERWINSKA (J.) and GOODFELLOW (M.): Amycolatopsis eurytherma sp. nov., a thermophilic actinomycete isolated from soil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2002, 52, 889-894.
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Amycolatopsis fastidiosa (ex Celmer et al. 1977) Henssen et al. 1987, nom. rev., comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 31181= DSM 43855 = IFO (now NBRC) 14105 = JCM 3276 = NRRL B-16697 = VKM Ac-1419.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: GQ200601.
Synonym: "Pseudonocardia fastidiosa" Celmer et al. 1977.
Etymology:
Reference: HENSSEN (A.), KOTHE (H.W.) and KROPPENSTEDT (R.M.): Transfer of Pseudonocardia azurea and "Pseudonocardia fastidiosa" to the genus Amycolatopsis, with emended species description. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1987, 37, 292-295.
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¤ Actinokineospora fastidiosa (Henssen et al. 1987) Labeda et al. 2010, comb. nov.

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Amycolatopsis granulosa Zucchi et al. 2012, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) GY307 = NCIMB 14709 = NRRL B-24844.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF466101.
Etymology: L. n. granulum, a small grain; L. fem. suff. -osa, suffix meaning full of; N.L. fem. adj. granulosa, granular.
Valid publication: ZUCCHI (T.D.), TAN (G.Y.A.), BONDA (A.N.V.), FRANK (S.), KSHETRIMAYUM (J.D.) and GOODFELLOW (M.): Amycolatopsis granulosa sp. nov., Amycolatopsis ruanii sp. nov. and Amycolatopsis thermalba sp. nov., thermophilic actinomycetes isolated from arid soils. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 1245-1251.
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Amycolatopsis halophila Tang et al. 2010, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) YIM 93223 = DSM 45216 = JCM 18118 = KCTC 19403.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: FJ606836.
Etymology: Gr. n. hals halos, salt; N.L. fem. adj. phila (from Gr. fem. adj. philê), friend, loving; N.L. fem. adj. halophila, salt-loving, referring to the ability of the type strain to grow at high NaCl concentrations.
Valid publication: TANG (S.K.), WANG (Y.), GUAN (T.W.), LEE (J.C.), KIM (C.J.) and LI (W.J.): Amycolatopsis halophila sp. nov., a halophilic actinomycete isolated from a salt lake. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 1073-1078.
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Amycolatopsis halotolerans Lee 2006, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) N4-6 = JCM 13279 = NRRL B-24428.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: DQ000196.
Etymology: Gr. n. hals halos, salt; L. part. adj. tolerans, tolerating, enduring; N.L. part. adj. halotolerans, salt-tolerating.
Valid publication: LEE (S.D.): Amycolatopsis jejuensis sp. nov. and Amycolatopsis halotolerans sp. nov., novel actinomycetes isolated from a natural cave. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 549-553.
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Amycolatopsis helveola Tamura et al. 2010, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) TT00-43 = KCTC 19329 = NBRC 103394.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB327253.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. helveola, pale yellow.
Valid publication: TAMURA (T.), ISHIDA (Y.), OTOGURO (M.) and SUZUKI (K.): Amycolatopsis helveola sp. nov. and Amycolatopsis pigmentata sp. nov., isolated from soil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 2629-2633.
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Amycolatopsis hippodromi Everest and Meyers 2012, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) S3.6 = DSM 45562 = NRRL B-24843.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: HQ021203.
Etymology: Gr. n. hippodromos, horse racecource; N.L. gen. n. hippodromi, of/from a horse racecourse, Kenilworth, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 144. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 473-475.
Effective publication: EVEREST (G.J.) and MEYERS (P.R.): Evaluation of the antibiotic biosynthetic potential of the genus Amycolatopsis and description of Amycolatopsis circi sp. nov., Amycolatopsis equina sp. nov. and Amycolatopsis hippodromi sp. nov. J. Appl. Microbiol., 2011, 111, 300-311.
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Amycolatopsis japonica corrig. Goodfellow et al. 1997, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) MG417-CF17 = CIP 106801 = DSM 44213 = JCM 10140 = NRRL B-24138.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ508236.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. japonica, of or pertaining to Japan.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 62. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1997, 47, 915-916.
Effective publication: GOODFELLOW (M.), BROWN (A.B.), CAI (J.), CHUN (J.) and COLLINS (M.D.): Amycolatopsis japonicum sp. nov., an actinomycete producing (S,S)-N,N'-ethylenediaminedisuccinic acid. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 1997, 20, 78-84.
Validation List no. 62 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

Note: The original spelling, Amycolatopsis japonicum (sic), has been corrected in accordance with Rule 61 on the occasion of validation.
Reference: ASSOCIATE EDITOR, IJSB: Validation List no. 62 (footnote c). Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1997, 47, 915-916.
Validation List no. 62 in IJSEM Online

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Amycolatopsis jejuensis Lee 2006, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) N7-3 = JCM 13280 = NRRL B-24427.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: DQ000200.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. jejuensis, of or belonging to Jeju Island, Republic of Korea.
Valid publication: LEE (S.D.): Amycolatopsis jejuensis sp. nov. and Amycolatopsis halotolerans sp. nov., novel actinomycetes isolated from a natural cave. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 549-553.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Amycolatopsis jiangsuensis Xing et al. 2014, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) KLBMP 1262=KCTC 19885=NBRC 108679.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: JQ819253.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: N/A.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. jiangsuensis, pertaining to Jiangsu province, from where the strain was isolated.
Source: Plant.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 155. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int. J Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 64 (2014), 1-5.
Validation List Online
Effective publication: XING, K., LIU, W., ZHANG, Y.-J., BIAN, G.-K., ZHANG, W.-D., TAMURA, T., LEE, J.-S., QIN, S. and JIANG, J.-H. 2013. Amycolatopsis jiangsuensis sp. nov., a novel endophytic actinomycete isolated from a coastal plant in Jiangsu, China. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, 103, 433-439.
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Amycolatopsis kentuckyensis Labeda et al. 2003, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) LDDC 9447-99 = DSM 44652 = JCM 12670 = NRRL B-24129.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY183357.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. kentuckyensis, from Kentucky, named after the place of origin, state of Kentucky, USA.
Valid publication: LABEDA (D.P.), DONAHUE (J.M.), WILLIAMS (N.M.), SELLS (S.F.) and HENTON (M.M.): Amycolatopsis kentuckyensis sp. nov., Amycolatopsis lexingtonensis sp. nov. and Amycolatopsis pretoriensis sp. nov., isolated from equine placentas. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2003, 53, 1601-1605.
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Amycolatopsis keratiniphila Al-Musallam et al. 2003, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) D2 = DSM 44409 = JCM 12683 = NRRL B-24117.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ278496.
Etymology: N.L. n. keratinum, keratin; N.L. adj. philus -a -um (from Gr. adj. philos -ê -on), friend, loving; N.L. fem. adj. keratiniphila, keratin-loving, referring to the ability of the species to degrade keratin.
Valid publication: AL-MUSALLAM (A.A.), AL-ZARBAN (S.S.), FASASI (Y.A.), KROPPENSTEDT (R.M.) and STACKEBRANDT (E.): Amycolatopsis keratiniphila sp. nov., a novel keratinolytic soil actinomycete from Kuwait. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2003, 53, 871-874.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Notes:
1 In the paper by Al-Musallam et al. 2003, the type strain NRRL B-24117 is erroneously cited as NRRL B24117.
2 Subsequently, this species has been divided into subspecies (see: below).

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Amycolatopsis keratiniphila subsp. keratiniphila (Al-Musallam et al. 2003) Wink et al. 2003, subsp. nov., emend. Wink et al. 2003.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) D2 = DSM 44409 = JCM 12683 = NRRL B-24117.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ278496.
Etymology: N.L. n. keratinum, keratin; N.L. adj. philus -a -um (from Gr. adj. philos -ê -on), friend, loving; N.L. fem. adj. keratiniphila, keratin-loving, referring to the ability of the species to degrade keratin.
Reference: Validation List no. 92. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2003, 53, 935-937.
Effective publication: WINK (J.M.), KROPPENSTEDT (R.M.), GANGULI (B.N.), NADKARNI (S.R.), SCHUMANN (P.), SEIBERT (G.) and STACKEBRANDT (E.): Three new antibiotic producing species of the genus Amycolatopsis, Amycolatopsis balhimycina sp. nov., A. tolypomycina sp. nov., A. vancoresmycina sp. nov., and description of Amycolatopsis keratiniphila subsp. keratiniphila subsp. nov. and A. keratiniphila subsp. nogabecina subsp. nov. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 2003, 26, 38-46.
Validation List no. 92 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

Note: The original authorship, Al-Musallam et al. 2003, was corrected according to the new Rule 40d.
Reference: GARRITY (G.M.), LABEDA (D.P.) and 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.
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Amycolatopsis keratiniphila subsp. nogabecina Wink et al. 2003, subsp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) FH 1893 = DSM 44586 = JCM 12671 = NRRL B-24206.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ508238.
Etymology: N.L. n. nogabecinum, nogabecin (an antibiotic produced by the organism); L. fem. suff. -ina, suffix used with the sense of belonging to; N.L. fem. adj. nogabecina, pertaining to nogabecin.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 92. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2003, 53, 935-937.
Effective publication: WINK (J.M.), KROPPENSTEDT (R.M.), GANGULI (B.N.), NADKARNI (S.R.), SCHUMANN (P.), SEIBERT (G.) and STACKEBRANDT (E.): Three new antibiotic producing species of the genus Amycolatopsis, Amycolatopsis balhimycina sp. nov., A. tolypomycina sp. nov., A. vancoresmycina sp. nov., and description of Amycolatopsis keratiniphila subsp. keratiniphila subsp. nov. and A. keratiniphila subsp. nogabecina subsp. nov. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 2003, 26, 38-46.
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Amycolatopsis lexingtonensis Labeda et al. 2003, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) LDDC 12275-99 = DSM 44653 = JCM 12672 = NRRL B-24131.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY183358.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. lexingtonensis, of or belonging to Lexington, named after the place of origin, Lexington, Kentucky, USA.
Valid publication: LABEDA (D.P.), DONAHUE (J.M.), WILLIAMS (N.M.), SELLS (S.F.) and HENTON (M.M.): Amycolatopsis kentuckyensis sp. nov., Amycolatopsis lexingtonensis sp. nov. and Amycolatopsis pretoriensis sp. nov., isolated from equine placentas. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2003, 53, 1601-1605.
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Amycolatopsis lurida (Lechevalier et al. 1986) Stackebrandt et al. 2004, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 14930= DSM 43134 = IFO (now NBRC) 14500 = JCM 3141 = LMG 4064 = NRRL 2430 = NRRL WC-3860 = VKM Ac-1242.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ293755.
Basonym: ¤ Amycolatopsis orientalis subsp. lurida (ex Grundy et al. 1957) Lechevalier et al. 1986.
Other synonym: "Nocardia lurida" Grundy et al. 1957.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. lurida, pale yellow, sallow.
Valid publication: STACKEBRANDT (E.), KROPPENSTEDT (R.M.), WINK (J.) and SCHUMANN (P.): Reclassification of Amycolatopsis orientalis subsp. lurida Lechevalier et al. 1986 as Amycolatopsis lurida sp. nov., comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2004, 54, 267-268.
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Amycolatopsis magusensis Camas et al. 2013, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) KT2025 = DSM 45510 = KCTC 29056.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: HQ157190.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. magusensis, of or belonging to Magusa, northern Cyprus, from where the type strain was isolated.
Valid publication: CAMAS (M.), SAHIN (N.), SAZAK (A.), SPRÖER (C.) and KLENK (H.P.): Amycolatopsis magusensis sp. nov., isolated from soil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2013, 63,1254-1260.
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Amycolatopsis marina Bian et al. 2009, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Ms392A = CGMCC 4.3568 = JCM 16121 = NBRC 104263.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EU329845.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. marina, of the sea, marine.
Valid publication: BIAN, (J.) LI (Y.), WANG (J.), SONG (F.H.), LIU (M.), DAI (H.Q.), REN (B.), GAO (H.), HU (X.), LIU (Z.H.), LI (W.J.) and ZHANG (L.X.): Amycolatopsis marina sp. nov., an actinomycete isolated from an ocean sediment. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 477-481.
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Amycolatopsis mediterranei (Margalith and Beretta 1960) Lechevalier et al. 1986, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 13685= CCUG 43144 = CIP 107074 = DSM 43304 = IFO (now NBRC) 13415 = ISP 5501 = JCM 4789 = NRRL B-3240 = VKM Ac-798.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ293754.
Basonym: ¤ Nocardia mediterranei (Margalith and Beretta 1960) Thiemann et al. 1969 (Approved Lists 1980).
Other synonym: "Streptomyces mediterranei" Margalith and Beretta 1960.
Etymology: L. gen. n. mediterranei, of the interior of the land, from the Mediterranean area.
Valid publication: LECHEVALIER (M.P.), PRAUSER (H.), LABEDA (D.P.) and RUAN (J.S.): Two new genera of nocardioform actinomycetes: Amycolata gen. nov. and Amycolatopsis gen. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1986, 36, 29-37.
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Note: Amycolatopsis mediterranei strain DSM 46095 (a rifamycin-producing strain) has been reclassified as ¤ Amycolatopsis rifamycinica.

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Amycolatopsis methanolica de Boer et al. 1990, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 239 = DSM 44096 = IFO (now NBRC) 15065 = JCM 8087 = LMD 80.32 = NCCB 80032 = NCIB (now NCIMB) 11946 = NRRL B-24139.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ249135.
Etymology: N.L. n. methanol, methanol; L. fem. suff. -ica, suffix used with the sense of pertaining to; N.L. fem. adj. methanolica, relating to methanol.
Valid publication: DE BOER (L.), DIJKHUIZEN (L.), GROBBEN (G.), GOODFELLOW (M.), STACKEBRANDT (E.), PARLETT (J.H.), WHITEHEAD (D.) and WITT (D.): Amycolatopsis methanolica sp. nov., a facultatively methylotrophic actinomycete. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1990, 40, 194-204.
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Amycolatopsis minnesotensis Lee et al. 2006, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 32U-2 = JCM 14545 = KCCM 42246 = NBRC 102109 = NRRL B-24435.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: DQ076482.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. minnesotensis, pertaining to Minnesota, the origin of the soil sample from which the type strain was isolated.
Valid publication: LEE (S.D.), KINKEL (L.L.) and SAMAC (D.A.): Amycolatopsis minnesotensis sp. nov., isolated from a prairie soil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 265-269.
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Amycolatopsis nigrescens Groth et al. 2007, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) CSC17Ta-90 = DSM 44992 = HKI 0330 = JCM 14717 = NRRL B-24473.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: DQ486888.
Etymology: L. part. adj. nigrescens, becoming black.
Valid publication: GROTH (I.), TAN (G.Y.A.), GONZÁLEZ (J.M.), LAIZ (L.), CARLSOHN (M.R.), SCHÜTZE (B.), WINK (J.) and GOODFELLOW (M.): Amycolatopsis nigrescens sp. nov., an actinomycete isolated from a Roman catacomb. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 513-519.
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Amycolatopsis niigatensis Ding et al. 2007, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) LC11 = CCTCC AB206020 = IAM 15388 = JCM 21832.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB248537.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. niigatensis, referring to Niigata Prefecture, Japan, from where the type strain was isolated.
Valid publication: DING (L.), HIROSE (T.) and YOKOTA (A.): Amycolatopsis echigonensis sp. nov. and Amycolatopsis niigatensis sp. nov., novel actinomycetes isolated from a filtration substrate. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 1747-1751.
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Amycolatopsis orientalis (Pittenger and Brigham 1956) Lechevalier et al. 1986, comb. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 19795= CIP 107113 = DSM 40040 = IFO (now NBRC) 12806 = ISP 5040 = JCM 4235 = JCM 4600 = NRRL 2450 = UNIQEM 181 = VKM Ac-866.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ400711.
Basonym: ¤ Nocardia orientalis (Pittenger and Brigham 1956) Pridham and Lyons 1969 (Approved Lists 1980).
Other synonym: "Streptomyces orientalis" Pittenger and Brigham 1956.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. orientalis, of or belonging to the East, Eastern, Oriental.
Valid publication: LECHEVALIER (M.P.), PRAUSER (H.), LABEDA (D.P.) and RUAN (J.S.): Two new genera of nocardioform actinomycetes: Amycolata gen. nov. and Amycolatopsis gen. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1986, 36, 29-37.
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Note: Subsequently, this species has been divided into subspecies (see: below).

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Amycolatopsis orientalis subsp. lurida (ex Grundy et al. 1957) Lechevalier et al. 1986, nom. rev., comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 14930= DSM 43134 = IFO (now NBRC) 14500 = JCM 3141 = LMG 4064 = NRRL 2430 = NRRL WC-3860 = VKM Ac-1242.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ293755.
Synonym: "Nocardia lurida" Grundy et al. 1957.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. lurida, pale yellow, sallow.
Valid publication: LECHEVALIER (M.P.), PRAUSER (H.), LABEDA (D.P.) and RUAN (J.S.): Two new genera of nocardioform actinomycetes: Amycolata gen. nov. and Amycolatopsis gen. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1986, 36, 29-37.
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¤ Amycolatopsis lurida (Lechevalier et al. 1986) Stackebrandt et al. 2004, comb. nov.

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Amycolatopsis orientalis subsp. orientalis (Pittenger and Brigham 1956) Lechevalier et al. 1986, subsp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 19795= CIP 107113 = DSM 40040 = IFO (now NBRC) 12806 = ISP 5040 = JCM 4235 = JCM 4600 = NRRL 2450 = UNIQEM 181 = VKM Ac-866.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ400711.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. orientalis, of or belonging to the East, Eastern, Oriental.
Valid publication: HOWEY (R.T.), LOCK (C.M.) and MOORE (L.V.H.): Subspecies names automatically created by Rule 46. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1990, 40, 317-319.
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Notes:
1 The subspecies name Amycolatopsis orientalis subsp. orientalis (Pittenger and Brigham 1956) Lechevalier et al. 1986 is automatically created by the valid publication of Amycolatopsis orientalis subsp. lurida (ex Grundy et al. 1957) Lechevalier et al. 1986 [Rule 40d (formerly Rule 46)].
2 If an author accepts the elevation of ¤ Amycolatopsis orientalis subsp. lurida (ex Grundy et al. 1957) Lechevalier et al. 1986 to full species status, then Amycolatopsis orientalis subsp. orientalis (Pittenger and Brigham 1956) Lechevalier et al. 1986 should thereafter be designated simply as ¤ Amycolatopsis orientalis (Pittenger and Brigham 1956) Lechevalier et al. 1986.

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Amycolatopsis palatopharyngis Huang et al. 2004, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 1BDZ = AS 4.1729 = JCM 12460 = PCM 2600.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF479268.
Etymology: N.L. n. palatopharynx, palatopharynx; N.L. gen. n. palatopharyngis, of the palatopharynx.
Valid publication: HUANG (Y.), PAŚCIAK (M.), LIU (Z.), XIE (Q.) and GAMIAN (A.): Amycolatopsis palatopharyngis sp. nov., a potentially pathogenic actinomycete isolated from a human clinical source. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2004, 54, 359-363.
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Amycolatopsis pigmentata Tamura et al. 2010, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) TT99-32 = KCTC 19330 = NBRC 103392.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB327254.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. pigmentata, painted, coloured, pigmented, referring to the production of soluble pigment in some media.
Valid publication: TAMURA (T.), ISHIDA (Y.), OTOGURO (M.) and SUZUKI (K.): Amycolatopsis helveola sp. nov. and Amycolatopsis pigmentata sp. nov., isolated from soil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 2629-2633.
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Amycolatopsis plumensis Saintpierre-Bonaccio et al. 2005, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) SBHS Strp1 = DSM 44776 = JCM 13852 = NBRC 102106 = NRRL B-24324.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY262825.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. plumensis, of or belonging to the Plum region of the main island of New Caledonia, the source of the soil from which the type strain was isolated.
Valid publication: SAINTPIERRE-BONACCIO (D.), AMIR (H.), PINEAU (R.), TAN (G.Y.A.) and GOODFELLOW (M.): Amycolatopsis plumensis sp. nov., a novel bioactive actinomycete isolated from a New-Caledonian brown hypermagnesian ultramafic soil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 2057-2061.
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Amycolatopsis pretoriensis Labeda et al. 2003, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ARC OV1 0181 = DSM 44654 = JCM 12673 = NRRL B-24133.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY183356.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. pretoriensis, of or belonging to Pretoria, named after the place of origin, Pretoria, South Africa.
Valid publication: LABEDA (D.P.), DONAHUE (J.M.), WILLIAMS (N.M.), SELLS (S.F.) and HENTON (M.M.): Amycolatopsis kentuckyensis sp. nov., Amycolatopsis lexingtonensis sp. nov. and Amycolatopsis pretoriensis sp. nov., isolated from equine placentas. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2003, 53, 1601-1605.
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Amycolatopsis regifaucium Tan et al. 2007, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) GY080 = DSM 45072 = JCM 15588 = NCIMB 14277.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY129760.
Etymology: L. n. rex regis, king; L. gen. pl. n. faucium, of a defile; N.L. gen. pl. n. regifaucium, of King's Canyon, Australia, the source of the soil from which the first strains were isolated.
Valid publication: TAN (G.Y.A.), ROBINSON (S.), LACEY (E.), BROWN (R.), KIM (W.) and GOODFELLOW (M.): Amycolatopsis regifaucium sp. nov., a novel actinomycete that produces kigamicins. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 2562-2567.
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Amycolatopsis rhabdoformis Souza et al. 2015, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) SB026=CBMAI 1964=CMAA 1285=NCIMB 14900.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: KF779477.
Etymology: Gr. fem. n. rhabdos, rod shape; L. adj. suff. -formis -is -e (from L. n. forma, figure, shape, appearance); N.L. fem. adj. rhabdoformis, referring to rod-shaped elements produced by fragmentation of the mycelium.
Source: Environmental - soil.
Valid publication: SOUZA, W. R., SILVA, R. E., GOODFELLOW, M., BUSARAKAM, K., FIGUEIRO, F. S., FERREIRA, D., RODRIGUES-FILHO, E., MORAES, L. A. and ZUCCHI, T. D. 2015. Amycolatopsis rhabdoformis sp. nov., an actinomycete isolated from a tropical forest soil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 65, 1786-1793.
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Amycolatopsis rifamycinica Bala et al. 2004, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) NT 19 = ATCC 27643= DSM 46095 = JCM 12674.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY083603.
Etymology: N.L. neut. n. rifamycinum, rifamycin; L. suffix -icus -a -um, related to; N.L. fem. adj. rifamycinica, related to rifamycin, referring to the ability to produce rifamycin.
Valid publication: BALA (S.), KHANNA (R.), DADHWAL (M.), PRABAGARAN (S.R.), SHIVAJI (S.), CULLUM (J.) and LAL (R.): Reclassification of Amycolatopsis mediterranei DSM 46095 as Amycolatopsis rifamycinica sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2004, 54, 1145-1149.
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Note: Amycolatopsis rifamycinica was previously known as ¤ Amycolatopsis mediterranei strain DSM 46095 (a rifamycin-producing strain).

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Amycolatopsis roodepoortensis Everest et al. 2015, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) M29=DSM 46661=NRRL B-24959.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: KF771262.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: -.
Etymology: -.
Source: Environmental - soil.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 163. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 65 (2015), 1105-1111.
Validation List Online
Effective publication: EVEREST, G. J., LE ROES-HILL, M., ROHLAND, J., ENSLIN, S. and MEYERS, P. R. 2014. Amycolatopsis roodepoortensis sp. nov. and Amycolatopsis speibonae sp. nov.: antibiotic-producing actinobacteria isolated from South African soils. J Antibiot (Tokyo), 67, 813-818.
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Amycolatopsis ruanii Zucchi et al. 2012, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) NMG112 = NCIMB 14711 = NRRL B-24848.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: HQ668524.
Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. ruanii, of Ruan, named after Jisheng Ruan in recognition of his many contributions to the systematics of actinomycetes.
Valid publication: ZUCCHI (T.D.), TAN (G.Y.A.), BONDA (A.N.V.), FRANK (S.), KSHETRIMAYUM (J.D.) and GOODFELLOW (M.): Amycolatopsis granulosa sp. nov., Amycolatopsis ruanii sp. nov. and Amycolatopsis thermalba sp. nov., thermophilic actinomycetes isolated from arid soils. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 1245-1251.
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Amycolatopsis rubida Huang et al. 2001, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 13.4 = AS 4.1541 = CIP 107102 = DSM 44637 = JCM 10871 = NBRC 100041 = NRRL B-24150.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF222022.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. rubida, reddish.
Valid publication: HUANG (Y.), QI (W.), LU (Z.), LIU (Z.) and GOODFELLOW (M.): Amycolatopsis rubida sp. nov., a new Amycolatopsis species from soil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2001, 51, 1093-1097.
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Amycolatopsis rugosa (ex di Marco and Spalla 1957) Lechevalier et al. 1986, nom. rev., comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 43014= CIP 106520 = DSM 43194 = IFO (now NBRC) 14506 = IMRU 3760 = JCM 9736 = NCIMB 8926 = NRRL B-2295 = VKM Ac-1243.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF466190.
Synonyms: "Nocardia rugosa" di Marco and Spalla 1957, "Proactinomyces rugosa" (di Marco and Spalla 1957) Krasil'nikov 1981.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. rugosa, wrinkled.
Valid publication: LECHEVALIER (M.P.), PRAUSER (H.), LABEDA (D.P.) and RUAN (J.S.): Two new genera of nocardioform actinomycetes: Amycolata gen. nov. and Amycolatopsis gen. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1986, 36, 29-37.
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Note: Amycolatopsis rugosa (ex di Marco and Spalla 1957) Lechevalier et al. 1986 is an earlier homotypic synonym of ¤ Nocardia rugosa Goodfellow and Lechevalier 1988.

¤ Prauserella rugosa (Lechevalier et al. 1986) Kim and Goodfellow 1999, comb. nov.

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Amycolatopsis saalfeldensis Carlsohn et al. 2007, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) HKI 0457 = DSM 44993 = JCM 14909 = NRRL B-24474.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: DQ792500.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. saalfeldensis, of or belonging to Saalfeld, named after the place of origin, a town in Thuringia, Germany.
Valid publication: CARLSOHN (M.R.), GROTH (I.), TAN (G.Y.A.), SCHÜTZE (B.), SALUZ (H.P.), MUNDER (T.), YANG (J.), WINK (J.) and GOODFELLOW (M.): Amycolatopsis saalfeldensis sp. nov., a novel actinomycete isolated from a medieval alum slate mine. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 1640-1646.
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Note: In the protologue of the valid publication, the type strain DSM 44993 is erroneously cited as DSM 44493.
Reference: Erratum, Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 2007, 57, 2188.
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Amycolatopsis sacchari Goodfellow et al. 2001, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) K24 = CIP 107029 = DSM 44468 = JCM 11272 = KCTC 9863 = NBRC 100339.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF223354.
Etymology: N.L. n. Saccharum, generic name of sugar cane; N.L. gen. n. sacchari, of sugar cane
Reference: GOODFELLOW (M.), KIM (S.B.), MINNIKIN (D.E.), WHITEHEAD (D.), ZHOU (Z.H.) and MATTINSON-ROSE (A.D.): Amycolatopsis sacchari sp. nov., a moderately thermophilic actinomycete isolated from vegetable matter. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2001, 51, 187-193.
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Amycolatopsis salitolerans Guan et al. 2012, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) TRM F103 = CCTCC AB 208326 = JCM 15899.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: HQ436534.
Etymology: L. n. sal salis, salt; L. part. adj. tolerans, tolerating; N.L. part. adj. salitolerans, salt tolerating.
Valid publication: GUAN (T.W.), XIA (Z.F.), TANG (S.K.), WU (N.), CHEN (Z.J.), HUANG (Y.), RUAN (J.S.), LI (W.J.) and ZHANG (L.L.): Amycolatopsis salitolerans sp. nov., a filamentous actinomycete isolated from a hypersaline habitat. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 23-27.
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Amycolatopsis samaneae Duangmal et al. 2011, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) RM287 = BCC 35842 = JCM 17934 = NBRC 106095 = TISTR 1919.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: GQ381310.
Etymology: N.L. n. Samanea, the name of a botanical genus; N.L. gen. n. samaneae, of Samanea, isolated from root of Samanea saman (Jacq.) Merr.
Valid publication: DUANGMAL (K.), MINGMA (R.), PATHOM-AREE (W.), THAMCHAIPENET (A.), INAHASHI (Y.), MATSUMOTO (A.) and TAKAHASHI (Y.): Amycolatopsis samaneae sp. nov., isolated from roots of Samanea saman (Jacq.) Merr. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2011, 61, 951-955.
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Amycolatopsis speibonae Everest et al. 2015, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) JS72=DSM 46660=NRRL B-24958.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: KF771257.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: -.
Etymology: -.
Source: Environmental - soil.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 163. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 65 (2015), 1105-1111.
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Effective publication: EVEREST, G. J., LE ROES-HILL, M., ROHLAND, J., ENSLIN, S. and MEYERS, P. R. 2014. Amycolatopsis roodepoortensis sp. nov. and Amycolatopsis speibonae sp. nov.: antibiotic-producing actinobacteria isolated from South African soils. J Antibiot (Tokyo), 67, 813-819.
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Amycolatopsis stemonae Klykleung et al. 2015, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ST1-08=JCM 30050=PCU 339=TISTR 2278.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: LC011703.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. stemonae, of the plant genus Stemona, from which type strain was isolated.
Source: Plant.
Valid publication: KLYKLEUNG, N., TANASUPAWAT, S., PITTAYAKHAJONWUT, P., OHKUMA, M. and KUDO, T. 2015. Amycolatopsis stemonae sp. nov., isolated from a Thai medicinal plant. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 65, 3894-3899.
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Amycolatopsis sulphurea Lechevalier et al. 1986, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 27624= DSM 46092 = IFO (now NBRC) 13270 = JCM 3142 = VKM Ac-1244.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ293756.
Synonym: "Nocardia sulphurea" Oliver and Sinclair 1964.
Etymology: L. n. sulphur, sulfur; L. suff. -eus -a -um, suffix used with various meanings; N.L. fem. adj. sulphurea, of sulfur, referring to the yellow color of the substrate hyphae.
Valid publication: LECHEVALIER (M.P.), PRAUSER (H.), LABEDA (D.P.) and RUAN (J.S.): Two new genera of nocardioform actinomycetes: Amycolata gen. nov. and Amycolatopsis gen. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1986, 36, 29-37.
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Notes:
1 The name "Nocardia sulphurea" Oliver and Sinclair 1964 has not been effectively published because it has been published in a patent [Rule 25b (5)]. Therefore, this nomenclatural name cannot be revived (Rule 28a) and the citation of Nocardia sulphurea cannot mention the original authors.
Reference: Editorial Note. In: P.H.A. SNEATH, N.S. MAIR, M.E. SHARPE and J.G. HOLT (editors), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, first edition, vol. 2, The Williams & Wilkins Co., Baltimore, 1986, p. 1470.
2 Amycolatopsis sulphurea Lechevalier et al. 1986 is an earlier homotypic synonym of ¤ Nocardia sulphurea Goodfellow and Lechevalier 1988.

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Amycolatopsis taiwanensis Tseng et al. 2006, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 0345M-7 = BCRC 16802 = JCM 14925 = KCTC 19116 = NBRC 102103.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: DQ160215.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. taiwanensis, of or belonging to Taiwan, where the type strain was isolated.
Valid publication: TSENG (M.), YANG (S.F.), LI (W.J.) and JIANG (C.L.): Amycolatopsis taiwanensis sp. nov., from soil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 1811-1815.
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Amycolatopsis thailandensis Chomchoei et al. 2011, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) CMU-PLA07 = BCC 38279 = JCM 16380.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: FJ581021.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. thailandensis, of or pertaining to Thailand, the source of the soil from which the type strain was isolated.
Valid publication: CHOMCHOEI (A.), PATHOM-AREE (W.), YOKOTA (A.), KANONGNUCH (C.) and LUMYONG (S.): Amycolatopsis thailandensis sp. nov., a poly (L-lactic acid)-degrading actinomycete, isolated from soil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2011, 61, 839-843.
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Amycolatopsis thermalba Zucchi et al. 2012, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) SF45 = NCIMB 14705 = NRRL B-24845.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: HQ668525.
Etymology: Gr. adj. thermos, hot; L. fem. adj. alba, white; N.L. fem. adj. thermalba, thermophilic and white.
Valid publication: ZUCCHI (T.D.), TAN (G.Y.A.), BONDA (A.N.V.), FRANK (S.), KSHETRIMAYUM (J.D.) and GOODFELLOW (M.): Amycolatopsis granulosa sp. nov., Amycolatopsis ruanii sp. nov. and Amycolatopsis thermalba sp. nov., thermophilic actinomycetes isolated from arid soils. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 1245-1251.
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Amycolatopsis thermoflava Chun et al. 1999, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) N1165 = CIP 106795 = DSM 44574 = IFO (now NBRC) 14333 = JCM 10669 = NRRL B-24140.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF052390.
Etymology: Gr. n. thermê, heat; L. fem. adj. flava, yellow; N.L. fem. adj. thermoflava, thermophilic, yellow.
Valid publication: CHUN (J.), KIM (S.B.), OH (Y.K.), SEONG (C.N.), LEE (D.H.), BAE (K.S.), LEE (K.J.), KANG (S.O.), HAH (Y.C.) and GOODFELLOW (M.): Amycolatopsis thermoflava sp. nov., a novel soil actinomycete from Hainan Island, China. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1999, 49, 1369-1373.
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Amycolatopsis thermophila Zucchi et al. 2012, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) GY088 = NCIMB 14699 = NRRL B-24836.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY129774.
Etymology: Gr. n. thermê, heat; Gr. fem. adj. philê, loving; N.L. fem. adj. thermophila, heat-loving organism.
Valid publication: ZUCCHI (T.D.), TAN (G.Y.A.) and GOODFELLOW (M.): Amycolatopsis thermophila sp. nov. and Amycolatopsis viridis sp. nov., thermophilic actinomycetes isolated from arid soil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 168-172.
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Amycolatopsis tolypomycina Wink et al. 2003, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 21177= DSM 44544 = JCM 4936 = NBRC 14664 (previously IFO 14664) = NRRL B-24205.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ293757.
Etymology: N.L. n. tolypomycinum, tolypomycin (an antibiotic produced by the organism); L. fem. suff. -ina, suffix used with the sense of belonging to; N.L. fem. adj. tolypomycina, pertaining to tolypomycin.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 92. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2003, 53, 935-937.
Effective publication: WINK (J.M.), KROPPENSTEDT (R.M.), GANGULI (B.N.), NADKARNI (S.R.), SCHUMANN (P.), SEIBERT (G.) and STACKEBRANDT (E.): Three new antibiotic producing species of the genus Amycolatopsis, Amycolatopsis balhimycina sp. nov., A. tolypomycina sp. nov., A. vancoresmycina sp. nov., and description of Amycolatopsis keratiniphila subsp. keratiniphila subsp. nov. and A. keratiniphila subsp. nogabecina subsp. nov. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 2003, 26, 38-46.
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Amycolatopsis tucumanensis Albarracín et al. 2010, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ABO = DSM 45259 = JCM 17017 = LMG 24814.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: DQ886938.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. tucumanensis, of or pertaining to Tucumán, Argentina, the origin of the soil sample from which the type strain was isolated.
Valid publication: ALBARRACÍN (V.H.), ALONSO-VEGA (P.), TRUJILLO (M.E.), AMOROSO (M.J.) and ABATE (C.M.): Amycolatopsis tucumanensis sp. nov., a copper-resistant actinobacterium isolated from polluted sediments. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 397-401.
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Amycolatopsis ultiminotia Lee 2009, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) RP-AC36 = DSM 45180 = JCM 16898 = NRRL B-24662.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: FM177516.
Etymology: L. sup. adj. ultimus, farthest, extreme; L. fem. adj. notia, southern; N.L. fem. adj. ultiminotia, farthest southern, implying that the type strain was isolated from the southernmost parts of the Republic of Korea.
Valid publication: LEE (S.D.): Amycolatopsis ultiminotia sp. nov., isolated from rhizosphere soil, and emended description of the genus Amycolatopsis. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 1401-1404.
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Amycolatopsis umgeniensis Everest et al. 2013, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) UM16 = DSM 45272 = NRRL B-24724.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: DQ110876.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. umgeniensis, of or belonging to Umgeni river, KwaZulu-Natal province, South Africa.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 151. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2013, 63, 1577-1580.
Effective publication: EVEREST (G.J.), LE ROES-HILL (M.), OMOROGIE (C.), CHEUNG (S.K.), COOK (A.E.), GOODWIN (C.M.) and MEYERS (P.R.): Amycolatopsis umgeniensis sp. nov., isolated from soil from the banks of the Umgeni River in South Africa. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, 2013, 103, 673-681.
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Amycolatopsis vancoresmycina Wink et al. 2003, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ST 101170 = DSM 44592 = JCM 12675 = NRRL B-24208.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ508240.
Etymology: N.L. n. vancoresmycinum, vancoresmycin (an antibiotic produced by the organism); L. fem. suff. -ina, suffix used with the sense of belonging to; N.L. fem. adj. vancoresmycina, pertaining to vancoresmycin.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 92. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2003, 53, 935-937.
Effective publication: WINK (J.M.), KROPPENSTEDT (R.M.), GANGULI (B.N.), NADKARNI (S.R.), SCHUMANN (P.), SEIBERT (G.) and STACKEBRANDT (E.): Three new antibiotic producing species of the genus Amycolatopsis, Amycolatopsis balhimycina sp. nov., A. tolypomycina sp. nov., A. vancoresmycina sp. nov., and description of Amycolatopsis keratiniphila subsp. keratiniphila subsp. nov. and A. keratiniphila subsp. nogabecina subsp. nov. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 2003, 26, 38-46.
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Amycolatopsis viridis Zucchi et al. 2012, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) GY115 = NCIMB 14700 = NRRL B-24837.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF466095.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. viridis, green, referring to the production of a greenish substrate mycelium.
Valid publication: ZUCCHI (T.D.), TAN (G.Y.A.) and GOODFELLOW (M.): Amycolatopsis thermophila sp. nov. and Amycolatopsis viridis sp. nov., thermophilic actinomycetes isolated from arid soil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 168-172.
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Amycolatopsis xylanica Chen et al. 2010, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) CPCC 202699 = CCM 7627 = DSM 45285 = KCTC 19581.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: FJ529702.
Etymology: N.L. n. xylanum, xylan; L. fem. suff. -ica, suffix used with the sense of pertaining to; N.L. fem. adj. xylanica, pertaining to xylan, referring to the energy source used for the isolation of the type strain.
Valid publication: CHEN (J.), SU (J.J.), WEI (Y.Z.), LI (Q.P.), YU (L.Y.), LIU (H.Y.), ZHANG (Y.Q.) and ZHANG (Y.Q.): Amycolatopsis xylanica sp. nov., isolated from soil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 2124-2128.
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