A.my.co.li.ci.coc.cus. Gr. pref.a-, not; N.L. neut. n.acidum mycolicum, mycolic acid; N.L. masc. n.coccus, a grain, berry; from Gr. masc. n.kokkos, grain; N.L. masc. n.Amycolicicoccus, a coccus without mycolic acids
Wang YN, Chi CQ, Cai M, Lou ZY, Tang YQ, Zhi XY, Li WJ, Wu XL, Du X. Amycolicicoccus subflavus gen. nov., sp. nov., an actinomycete isolated from a saline soil contaminated by crude oil. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2010; 60:638-643.
Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 60, part 3 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2010; 60:1253-1255.
validly published under the ICNP
heterotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP
Yilmaz et al. (2014) assigned this genus to the family Mycobacteriaceae Chester 1897 (Approved Lists 1980).Publication:
Yilmaz P, Parfrey LW, Yarza P, Gerken J, Pruesse E, Quast C, Schweer T, Peplies J, Ludwig W, Glöckner FO. The SILVA and “all-species living tree project (LTP)” taxonomic frameworks. Nucleic Acids Research 2014; 42(D1):D643-D648.
For the type species of this genus another name is in use, which is affiliated with the genus Hoyosella Jurado et al. 2009.Publication:
Hamada M, Shibata C, Sakurai K, Hosoyama A, Oji S, Teramoto K, Tamura T. Reclassification of Amycolicicoccus subflavus as Hoyosella subflava comb. nov. and emended descriptions of the genus Hoyosella and Hoyosella altamirensis. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:4711-4715.
This taxon name is occasionally misprinted in some sources as: "Amycolicoccus".
Amycolicicoccus is the correct name if this genus is regarded as a separate genus (i.e., if its nomenclatural type is not assigned to another genus whose name is validly published, legitimate and not rejected and has priority).
The phylogenomic assignment score of this taxon is -0.02262 (N = 4).
The BRCs most frequently used for deposits in this group are: CGMCC: 1; NBRC: 1; DSM: 1.
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0 Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1 Total number of child taxa: 1
Nouioui I, Carro L, Garcia-Lopez M, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Woyke T, Kyrpides NC, Pukall R, Klenk HP, Goodfellow M, Goker M. Genome-Based Taxonomic Classification of the Phylum Actinobacteria. Front Microbiol 2018; 9:2007.
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