Name: Cerasicoccus Yoon et al. 2007

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. neut. n. cerasum, a cherry; Gr. masc. n. kokkos, berry; N.L. masc. n. Cerasicoccus, pale-pink colored coccus, referring to the pale-pink colour of the bacterium

Gender: masculine

Type species: Cerasicoccus arenae Yoon et al. 2007

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Yoon J, Matsuo Y, Matsuda S, Adachi K, Kasai H, Yokota A. Cerasicoccus arenae gen. nov., sp. nov., a carotenoid-producing marine representative of the family Puniceicoccaceae within the phylum 'Verrucomicrobia', isolated from marine sand. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2007; 57:2067-2072.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 57, part 9 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2007; 57:2727-2728.

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: 3

Parent taxon: Puniceicoccaceae Choo et al. 2007

Assigned by: Yoon J, Matsuo Y, Matsuda S, Adachi K, Kasai H, Yokota A. Cerasicoccus arenae gen. nov., sp. nov., a carotenoid-producing marine representative of the family Puniceicoccaceae within the phylum 'Verrucomicrobia', isolated from marine sand. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2007; 57:2067-2072.

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