A NEW SPECIES OF MICROMONOSPORA
Jiang Chenglin Yunnan Institute of Microbiology, Kunming
The strains of Micromonospora Y81-917 and Y81-658 produced blue pigment,and substrate mycelium is blue coloredwhen grown on several media tested. Noaerial mycelium produced. The spores withridged surface are formed singly on subs-trate mycelium. The sporophores are 1 to4μm in length or sometimes absent. Theyseem to differ from any known member ofthe genus Micromonospora. They are con-sidered belong to a new species, for whichthe name Micromonospora yulongensisis proposed. The type strain of new speciesis Y81-917.