Name: Acrocarpospora Tamura et al. 2000

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. adj. akros, uttermost, topmost, highest, at the top, end; Gr. n. karpos, fruit; Gr. fem. n. spora, a seed, and in biology a spore; N.L. fem. n. Acrocarpospora, an organism forming spores like fruits on the terminal mycelium

Type species: Acrocarpospora pleiomorpha Tamura et al. 2000

Valid publication: Tamura T, Suzuki S, Hatano K. Acrocarpospora gen. nov., a new genus of the order Actinomycetales. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2000; 50:1163-1171.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 4
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 4
Total number of child taxa: 4

Parent taxon: Streptosporangiaceae Goodfellow et al. 1990

Assigned by: Zhi XY, Li WJ, Stackebrandt E. An update of the structure and 16S rRNA gene sequence-based definition of higher ranks of the class Actinobacteria, with the proposal of two new suborders and four new families and emended descriptions of the existing higher taxa. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2009; 59:589-608.

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