Genus Streptomyces

Name: Streptomyces Waksman and Henrici 1943 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. masc. adj. streptos, pliant, bent; Gr. masc. n. mykês, fungus; N.L. masc. n. Streptomyces, pliant or bent fungus

Gender: masculine (stem: Streptomycet-)

Type species: Streptomyces albus (Rossi Doria 1891) Waksman and Henrici 1943 (Approved Lists 1980)

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Waksman SA, Henrici AT. The Nomenclature and Classification of the Actinomycetes. J Bacteriol 1943; 46:337-341.

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


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 718
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 873
Total number of child taxa: 1192

Parent taxon: Streptomycetaceae Waksman and Henrici 1943 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Brumpt E. Les Mycétomes. Archives de Parasitologie, 1906, 10, 489-527. {2} WAKSMAN (S.A.) and HENRICI (A.T.): Family III. Streptomycetaceae Waksman and Henrici. In: Breed RS, Murray EGD, Hitchens AP (eds), Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology, 6th ed., The Williams & Wilkins Co, Baltimore, 1948, p. 929-980.

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Record number: 517119
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