Name: Catenococcus Sorokin 1994

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: ca.te’na L. fem. n. catena, chain; M.L. masc. n. coccus, coccus, berry; from Gr. masc. n. kokkos, grain, seed; N.L. masc. n. Catenococcus, a chain of berries

Gender: masculine

Type species: Catenococcus thiocycli corrig. Sorokin 1994

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Sorokin DY. Catenococcus thiocyclus gen. nov. sp. nov.—a new facultatively anaerobic bacterium from a near-shore sulphidic hydrothermal area. J. Gen. Microbiol. 1992; 138:2287-2292.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 51. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1994; 44:852.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name


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: 2

Parent taxon: Vibrionaceae Véron 1965 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Wang Y, Zhang XH, Yu M, Wang H, Austin B. Vibrio atypicus sp. nov., isolated from the digestive tract of the Chinese prawn (Penaeus chinensis O'sbeck). Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2010; 60:2517-2523.

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