Name: Arsenicicoccus Collins et al. 2004

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology:’cus L. neut. n. arsenicum, arsenic; M.L. masc. n. coccus, berry; N.L. masc. n. Arsenicicoccus, arsenic coccus, because the type species was recovered from an arsenic enrichment

Gender: masculine

Type species: Arsenicicoccus bolidensis Collins et al. 2004

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: 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.

IJSEM list: 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.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name


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

Parent taxon: Dermatophilaceae Austwick 1958 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Nouioui I, Carro L, García-López L, Meier-Kolthoff JP, et al. Genome-based taxonomic classication of the phylum Actinobacteria. Front Microbiol 2007; 2018:9.

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