Name: Agrococcus Groth et al. 1996

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. n. agros, field or soil; M.L. masc. n. coccus, coccus; from Gr. masc. n. kokkos, grain, seed; N.L. masc. n. Agrococcus, a coccus from soil

Gender: masculine

Type species: Agrococcus jenensis Groth et al. 1996

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Groth I, Schumann P, Weiss N, Martin K, Rainey FA. Agrococcus jenensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a new genus of actinomycetes with diaminobutyric acid in the cell wall. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1996; 46:234-239.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 46, part 1 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1996; 46:627.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 10
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 10
Total number of child taxa: 11

Parent taxon: Microbacteriaceae Park et al. 1995

Assigned by: Stackebrandt E, Rainey FA, Ward-Rainey NL. Proposal for a new hierarchic classification system, Actinobacteria classis nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1997; 47:479-491.

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