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Actinomyces israelii.jpg
Scanning electron micrograph of Actinomyces israelii.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Actinobacteria
Class: Actinobacteria
Subclass: Actinobacteridae
Order: Actinomycetales
Buchanan, 1917
Suborder: Actinomycineae


The Actinomycineae comprise a suborder of the order Actinomycetales that contains the medically important genus Actinomyces.[1]


  1. ^ Erko Stackebrandt; Fred A. Rainey; Naomi L. Ward-Rainey (1 April 1997). "Proposal for a New Hierarchic Classification System, Actinobacteria classis nov." (PDF). International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. International Union for Microbiological Societies. 42 (2): 479–491. doi:10.1099/00207713-47-2-479. Archived (PDF) from the original on 21 December 2016. Retrieved 21 December 2016. 

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