A search for a suitable strain to serve as the neotype for Jensen 1932 has uncovered a number of strains which produce a dark-brown, agar-diffusible pigment and which are physiologically and morphologically similar to One of the strains resembling is IMRU 3343 (= ATCC 27007), the type strain of (Waksman and Curtis 1916) Waksman and Henrici, 1948. [The strain of (sic) held at the Centraalbureau voor Schimmelcultures, Baarn, Netherlands, and ATCC 3343 have been identified as belonging to , and they bear no relationship to IMRU 3343 or to the original description of (sic). Waksman and Curtis 1916.] It has been determined that the type strain (IMRU 3343) of is a micromonospora, and therefore this organism is transferred to the genus ørskov as (Waksman and Curtis) comb. nov. Because the species and are so similar, their names are here regarded as subjective synonyms. The specific epithet has priority over , and the correct name of this organism is therefore .


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