Genus "Caldococcus"

Name: "Caldococcus" Svetlichny et al. 1987

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology:’cus. N.L. masc. n. Caldococcus, a coccus existing in a hot environment; from L. masc. adj. caldus, heat; Gr. masc. n. kokkos, berry

Gender: masculine (stem: Caldococc-)

Type species: "Caldococcus litoralis" Svetlichny et al. 1987

Original publication: Svetlichny VA, Slesarev AI, Svetlichnaya TP, Zavarzin GA. Caldococcus litoralis gen. nov., sp. nov. - a new marine, extremely thermophilic sulfur-reducing archaebacterium. Mikrobiologia 1987; 56:831-838.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Taxonomic status: preferred name (not correct name)


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 0
Total number of child taxa: 2

Parent taxon: [Desulfurococcales, not assigned to family]

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Record number: 652
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