Name: Aggregicoccus Sood et al. 2015

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Ag.gre.gi.coc’cus L. v. aggrego, to aggregate, form clumps; M.L. masc. n. coccus; from Gr. masc. n. kokkos, grain, seed, coccus; N.L. masc. n. Aggregicoccus, an aggregating coccus, referring to massively aggregating cells in liquid culture

Type species: Aggregicoccus edonensis Sood et al. 2015

Valid publication: Sood S, Awal RP, Wink J, Mohr KI, Rohde M, Stadler M, Kampfer P, Glaeser SP, Schumann P, Garcia R, et al. Aggregicoccus edonensis gen. nov., sp. nov., an unusually aggregating myxobacterium isolated from a soil sample. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2015; 65:745-753.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 65, part 3 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2015; 65:1701-1702.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 1
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Myxococcaceae Jahn 1924 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Sood S, Awal RP, Wink J, Mohr KI, Rohde M, Stadler M, Kampfer P, Glaeser SP, Schumann P, Garcia R, et al. Aggregicoccus edonensis gen. nov., sp. nov., an unusually aggregating myxobacterium isolated from a soil sample. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2015; 65:745-753.

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