Name: Agitococcus Franzmann and Skerman 1981

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. v. agito, to shake; M.L. masc. n. coccus, coccus; from Gr. masc. n. kokkos, a berry; N.L. masc. n. Agitococcus, shaking coccus

Type species: Agitococcus lubricus Franzmann and Skerman 1981

Valid publication: Franzmann PD, Skerman VBD. Agitococcus lubricus gen. nov., sp. nov., a lipolytic, twitching coccus from freshwater. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1981; 31:177-183.

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: Moraxellaceae Rossau et al. 1991

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