Corynebacterineae

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Corynebacterineae
Corynebacterium ulcerans 01.jpg
C. ulcerans colonies on a blood agar plate.
Scientific classification
Domain: Bacteria
Phylum: Actinobacteria
Class: Actinobacteria
Subclass: Actinobacteridae
Order: Actinomycetales
Suborder: Corynebacterineae
Stackebrandt et al. 1997 emend. Zhi et al. 2009
Families
Synonyms
  • Corynebacteriales Goodfellow & Jones 2015
  • "Corynebacteriales" Goodfellow & Jones 2012

The Corynebacterineae comprise a suborder of the Actinomycetales and include most[citation needed] of the acid-fast bacteria. Therewith it is a subgroup of the high GC-content and Gram-positive bacteria. Among its subgroup Mycobacteriaceae are the species which cause tuberculosis and leprosy.

Phylogeny[edit]

The phylogeny is based on 16S rRNA-based LTP release 123 by 'The All-Species Living Tree' Project.[1]




Segniliparus



Nocardiaceae

Smaragdicoccus [incl. a few Rhodococcus sp.]




Rhodococcus kunmingensis



Nocardia






Rhodococcus species-group 3




Rhodococcus species-group 2




Rhodococcus



Gordoniaceae

Skermania




Millisia




Gordonia polyisoprenivorans





Gordonia soli




Gordonia hankookensis



Williamsia





Gordonia









Dietzia



Corynebacterium





Tsukamurella




Tomitella biformata


Mycobacteriaceae

Hoyosella



Mycobacterium













Taxonomy[edit]

The currently accepted taxonomy is based on the List of Prokaryotic Names with Standing in Nomenclature [2] and National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)[3]

  • Order Corynebacteriales Goodfellow & Jones 2015 ["Corynebacteriales" Goodfellow & Jones 2012; Corynebacterineae Stackebrandt et al. 1997 emend. Zhi, Li & Stackebrandt 2009; Mycobacteria]

Notes:
♠ Strains found at the National Center for Biotechnology Information but not listed in the List of Prokaryotic Names with Standing in Nomenclature

References[edit]