Actinosynnema

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Actinosynnema
Scientific classification
Domain: Bacteria
Phylum: "Actinobacteria"
Class: Actinobacteria
Subclass: Actinobacteridae
Order: Actinomycetales
Suborder: Pseudonocardineae
Family: Actinosynnemataceae
Genus: Actinosynnema
Type species
A. mirum

Actinosynnema is a genus in the phylum Actinobacteria (Bacteria).[1]

Etymology[edit]

The name Actinosynnema derives from:
Greek noun aktis, aktinos (ἀκτίς, ἀκτῖνος), beam =actinomycete-like bacterium; Greek prep. syn, in company with, together with; Greek noun nema, thread; N.Greek noun synnema, threads wrapping together, synnema; New Latin neuter gender noun Actinosynnema, indicates a synnema-forming actinomycete.[2]

Species[edit]

The genus contains 2 species, namely[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Classification of Genera AC entry in LPSN [Euzéby, J.P. (1997). "List of Bacterial Names with Standing in Nomenclature: a folder available on the Internet". Int J Syst Bacteriol. 47 (2): 590–2. doi:10.1099/00207713-47-2-590. ISSN 0020-7713. PMID 9103655. ]
  2. ^ a b Actinosynnema entry in LPSN [Euzéby, J.P. (1997). "List of Bacterial Names with Standing in Nomenclature: a folder available on the Internet". Int J Syst Bacteriol. 47 (2): 590–2. doi:10.1099/00207713-47-2-590. ISSN 0020-7713. PMID 9103655. ]
  3. ^ Hasegawa, T.; Lechevalier, M. P.; Lechevalier, H. A. (1978). "New Genus of the Actinomycetales: Actinosynnema gen. Nov". International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology. 28 (2): 304. doi:10.1099/00207713-28-2-304. 
  4. ^ Hasegawa, T.; Tanida, S.; Hatano, K.; Higashide, E.; Yoneda, M. (1983). "Motile Actinomycetes: Actinosynnema pretiosum subsp. Pretiosum sp. Nov., subsp. Nov., and Actinosynnema pretiosum subsp. Auranticum subsp. Nov". International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology. 33 (2): 314. doi:10.1099/00207713-33-2-314.