Genus Mycobacterium

Name: Mycobacterium Lehmann and Neumann 1896 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: My.co.bac.te’ri.um. Gr. masc. n. mykês (gen. mykêtos), a mushroom, fungus; N.L. neut. n. bacterium, a rod; N.L. neut. n. Mycobacterium, a fungus rodlet

Gender: neuter (stem: Mycobacteri-)

Type species: Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Zopf 1883) Lehmann and Neumann 1896 (Approved Lists 1980)

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Lehmann KB, Neumann R. Atlas und Grundriss der Bakteriologie und Lehrbuch der speziellen bakteriologischen Diagnostik, 1st ed. J.F. Lehmann, München, 1896.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 3

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 196
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 210
Total number of child taxa: 279

Parent taxon: Mycobacteriaceae Chester 1897 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Parker CD. Genus V. Thiobacillus Beijerinck 1904. In: Breed RS, Murray EGD, Smith NR (eds), Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology, 7th edition, The Williams & Wilkins Co, Baltimore, 1957, p. 83-88.

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Record number: 516137
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