Name: Thermoactinomyces corrig. Tsiklinsky 1899 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. masc. adj. thermos, hot; Gr. n. aktis -inos, ray, beam; Gr. masc. n. mukês, a mushroom, any thing shaped like a mushroom; N.L. masc. n. Thermoactinomyces, heat (loving) ray fungus

Type species: Thermoactinomyces vulgaris Tsiklinsky 1899 (Approved Lists 1980)

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Tsiklinsky P. Sur les mucedinéés thermophiles. Annales de l'Institut Pasteur (Paris) 1899; 13:500-505.

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: 4
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 11
Total number of child taxa: 13

Parent taxon: Thermoactinomycetaceae Matsuo et al. 2006

Assigned by: Matsuo Y, Katsuta A, Matsuda S, Shizuri Y, Yokota A, Kasai H. Mechercharimyces mesophilus gen. nov., sp. nov. and Mechercharimyces asporophorigenens sp. nov., antitumour substance-producing marine bacteria, and description of Thermoactinomycetaceae fam. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2006; 56:2837-2842.

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