Name: Atopococcus Collins et al. 2005

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: A.to.po.coc’cus Gr. adj. atopos, having no place, strange; M.L. masc. n. coccus, a grain or berry; N.L. masc. n. Atopococcus, a strange coccus

Gender: masculine

Type species: Atopococcus tabaci Collins et al. 2005

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Collins MD, Wiernik A, Falsen E, Lawson PA. Atopococcus tabaci gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel Gram-positive, catalase-negative, coccus-shaped bacterium isolated from tobacco. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2005; 55:1693-1696.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 55, part 4 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2005; 55:2239-2241.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 1
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Carnobacteriaceae Ludwig et al. 2010

Assigned by: Ludwig W, Schleifer K-H, Whitman WB. Family III. Carnobacteriaceae fam. nov. In: De Vos P, Garrity GM, Jones D, Krieg NR, Ludwig W, Rainey FA, K.-H. S, Whitman WB (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 3 (The Firmicutes), Springer, New York, 2009, p. 549.

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