Name: Blastococcus Ahrens and Moll 1970 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. masc. n. blastos, bud, shoot; M.L. masc. n. coccus, coccus; from Gr. masc. n. kokkos, grain, seed; N.L. masc. n. Blastococcus, budding coccus

Gender: masculine

Type species: Blastococcus aggregatus Ahrens and Moll 1970 (Approved Lists 1980)

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Ahrens R, Moll G. [A new budding bacterium from the Baltic Sea]. Arch Mikrobiol 1970; 70:243-265.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 10
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 10
Total number of child taxa: 10

Parent taxon: Geodermatophilaceae Normand 2006

Assigned by: Normand P. Geodermatophilaceae fam. nov., a formal description. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2006; 56:2277-2278.

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