Genus Alkalicoccus

Name: Alkalicoccus Zhao et al. 2017

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Al.ka.li.coc’cus N.L. neut. n. alkali, alkali (from Arabic article al the; Arabic n. qaliy ashes of saltwort); M.L. masc. n. coccus, sphere; N.L. masc. n. Alkalicoccus, a coccus living in basic surroundings

Gender: masculine

Type species: Alkalicoccus saliphilus (Romano et al. 2005) Zhao et al. 2017

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Zhao B, Lu W, Zhang S, Liu K, Yan Y, Li J. Reclassification of Bacillus saliphilus as Alkalicoccus saliphilus gen. nov., comb. nov., and description of Alkalicoccus halolimnae sp. nov., a moderately halophilic bacterium isolated from a salt lake. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:1557-1563.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 67, part 5 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:2495-2498.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 2
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2
Total number of child taxa: 2

Parent taxon: Bacillaceae Fischer 1895 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Zhao B, Lu W, Zhang S, Liu K, Yan Y, Li J. Reclassification of Bacillus saliphilus as Alkalicoccus saliphilus gen. nov., comb. nov., and description of Alkalicoccus halolimnae sp. nov., a moderately halophilic bacterium isolated from a salt lake. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:1557-1563.

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