Name DOI
10.1601/nm.6310
Name
Lehmann and Neumann 1896 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Meehan et al. 2021
Name Status
Validly Published
Current Authority
Lehmann and Neumann 1896 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Meehan et al. 2021
Preferred Name
Taxonomic Rank
genus
Nomenclatural Type
(designated species)
(Zopf 1883) Lehmann and Neumann 1896 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Riojas et al. 2018
Taxonomy
Proper Form
Mycobacterium Lehmann and Neumann 1896 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Meehan et al. 2021
Nomenclatural History
The genus Mycobacterium was originally proposed by Lehmann and Neumann 1896. This name appeared on the Approved Lists of Bacterial Names 1980. Gupta et al. published an emended description of this genus in 2018. A subsequent emendation was proposed by Meehan et al. in 2021.
Citation
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This information was last reviewed on October 5, 2021.

References


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  5. Gupta RS, Lo B, Son J. Phylogenomics and Comparative Genomic Studies Robustly Support Division of the Genus Mycobacterium into an Emended Genus Mycobacterium and Four Novel Genera. Front. Microbio. 2018; 9:1-41. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2018.00067.