Genus Streptosporangium

Name: Streptosporangium Couch 1955 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. adj. streptos, twisted; N.L. neut. n. sporangium, sporangium; from Gr. fem. n. spora, a seed (and in biology a spore); from Gr. neut. n. angeion, vessel, (Latin transliteration angium); N.L. neut. n. Streptosporangium, spores coiled within a sporangium

Type species: Streptosporangium roseum Couch 1955 (Approved Lists 1980)

Effective publication: Couch JN. A new genus and family of the Actinomycetales, with a revision of the genus Actinoplanes. Journal of Elisha Mitchell Scientific Society 1955; 71:148-155.

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

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 29
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 35
Total number of child taxa: 41

Parent taxon: Streptosporangiaceae Goodfellow et al. 1990

Assigned by: Goodfellow M, Stanton LJ, Simpson KE, Minnikin DE. Numerical and chemical classification of Actinoplanes and some related Actinomycetes. J. Gen. Microbiol. 1990; 136:19-36.

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