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Corynebacterineae
C. ulcerans colonies on a blood agar plate.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Actinobacteria
Class: Actinobacteria
Order: Actinomycetales
Suborder: Corynebacterineae
Stackebrandt et al. 1997
Families

Corynebacteriaceae
(Coryneform bacteria)
Dietziaceae
Gordoniaceae
Mycobacteriaceae
Nocardiaceae
Tsukamurellaceae
Williamsiaceae

Corynebacterineae is a suborder of the Actinomycetales, and includes most of the acid-fast bacteria. It is a high G+C gram positive bacteria. It causes Tuberculosis and leprosy.

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Taxonavigation

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Superregnum: Bacteria
Regnum: Bacteria
Phylum: Actinobacteria
Classis: Actinobacteria
Subclassis: Actinobacteridae
Ordo: Actinomycetales
Subordo: Corynebacterineae
Familiae: Corynebacteriaceae - Dietziaceae - Gordoniaceae - Mycobacteriaceae - Nocardiaceae - Segniliparaceae - Tsukamurellaceae - Williamsiaceae

Name

Corynebacterineae Stackebrandt, Rainey & Ward-Rainey, 1997

Type genus: Corynebacterium Lehmann & Neumann, 1896

Reference

  • E. Stackebrandt, F.A. Rainey and N.L. Ward-Rainey: Proposal for a new hierarchic classification system, Actinobacteria classis nov., Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 47: 479-491.

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