Ar.sen.i.ci.coc’cus. L. neut. n.arsenicum, arsenic; N.L. masc. n.coccus, berry; N.L. masc. n.Arsenicicoccus, arsenic coccus, because the type species was recovered from an arsenic enrichment
Collins MD, Routh J, Saraswathy A, Lawson PA, Schumann P, Welinder-Olsson C, Falsen E. Arsenicicoccus bolidensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel actinomycete isolated from contaminated lake sediment. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:605-608.
Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 54, part 2 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:1007-1009.
validly published under the ICNP
Nomenclatural type of the family Arsenicicoccaceae Salam et al. 2020.Publication:
Salam N, Jiao JY, Zhang XT, Li WJ. Update on the classification of higher ranks in the phylum Actinobacteria. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:1331-1355.
Zhi et al. (2009) assigned this genus to the family Intrasporangiaceae Rainey et al. 1997.Publication:
Zhi XY, Li WJ, Stackebrandt E. An update of the structure and 16S rRNA gene sequence-based definition of higher ranks of the class Actinobacteria, with the proposal of two new suborders and four new families and emended descriptions of the existing higher taxa. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2009; 59:589-608.
The noun coccus is a N.L. masc. n., not a L. masc. n. as cited in the paper by Collins et al. 2004.Publication:
Euzeby JP. List of Bacterial Names with Standing in Nomenclature: a folder available on the Internet. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1997; 47:590-592.
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 3 Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 3 Total number of child taxa: 3