Name: Cephaloticoccus Lin et al. 2017

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. n. Cephalotes, an ant genus; M.L. masc. n. coccus, coccus; from Gr. masc. n. kokkos, grain, seed; N.L. masc. n. Cephaloticoccus, a coccus from the Cephalotes ant

Type species: Cephaloticoccus primus Lin et al. 2016

Valid publication: Lin JY, Russell JA, Sanders JG, Wertz JT. Corrigendum: Cephaloticoccus gen. nov., a new genus of 'Verrucomicrobia' containing two novel species isolated from Cephalotes ant guts. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:523.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name


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

Parent taxon: Opitutaceae Choo et al. 2007

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