Genus Mycolicibacterium

Name: Mycolicibacterium Gupta et al. 2018

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: My.co.li.ci.bac.te’ri.um N.L. neut. n. acidum mycolicum, mycolic acid; L. neut. n. bacterium, a small rod; N.L. neut. n. Mycolicibacterium, a genus of mycolic acid containing rod-shaped bacteria

Type species: Mycolicibacterium fortuitum (da Costa Cruz 1938) Gupta et al. 2018

Effective publication: Gupta RS, Lo B, Son J. Phylogenomics and Comparative Genomic Studies Robustly Support Division of the Genus Mycobacterium into an Emended Genus Mycobacterium and Four Novel Genera. Front Microbiol 2018; 9:67.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Validation list no. 181. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2018; 68:1411-1417.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Mycobacterium Lehmann and Neumann 1896 (Approved Lists 1980)

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 87
Total number of child taxa: 87

Parent taxon: Mycobacteriaceae Chester 1897 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Gupta RS, Lo B, Son J. Phylogenomics and Comparative Genomic Studies Robustly Support Division of the Genus Mycobacterium into an Emended Genus Mycobacterium and Four Novel Genera. Front Microbiol 2018; 9:67.

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