Genus Skermania

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Number of species cited in this file: 1
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

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

 

Skermania Chun et al. 1997, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Skermania piniformis (Blackall et al. 1989) Chun et al. 1997.
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Skemania, named after Victor Skerman, an Australian taxonomist.
Reference: CHUN (J.), BLACKALL (L.L.), KANG (S.-O.), HAH (Y.C.) and GOODFELLOW (M.): A proposal to reclassify Nocardia pinensis Blackall et al. as Skermania piniformis gen. nov., comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1997, 47, 127-131.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: The gender of the genus name is not given by Chun et al. 1997. According to Recommendation 10a (2), Skermania should be in the feminine gender.

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Skermania piniformis (Blackall et al. 1989) Chun et al. 1997, comb. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain ATCC 49497 = CIP 104516 = DSM 43998 = IFO (now NBRC) 15059 = UQM 3063.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: Z35435.
Basonym: ¤ Nocardia pinensis Blackall et al. 1989.
Etymology: L. n. pinus, a pine, pine-tree; L. adj. suffix -formis -is -e (from L. n. forma, figure, shape, appearance), -like, in the shape of; N.L. fem. adj. pinifomis, pine-like, pertaining to the pine-like appearance of young microcolonies.
Reference: CHUN (J.), BLACKALL (L.L.), KANG (S.-O.), HAH (Y.C.) and GOODFELLOW (M.): A proposal to reclassify Nocardia pinensis Blackall et al. as Skermania piniformis gen. nov., comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1997, 47, 127-131.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: In violation of Rule 34a, the specific epithet (pinensis) is changed in the absence of the same epithet used for a different species in the genus Skermania Chun et al. 1997.

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