Name: Coprococcus Holdeman and Moore 1974 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. n. kopros, excrement, feces; M.L. masc. n. coccus, berry (fromGr. n. kokkos); N.L. masc. n. Coprococcus, fecal coccus

Gender: masculine

Type species: Coprococcus eutactus Holdeman and Moore 1974 (Approved Lists 1980)

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Holdeman LV, Moore WEC. New genus, Coprococcus, twelve new species, and emended descriptions of four previously described species of bacteria from human feces. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1974; 24:260-277.

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: 3
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 3
Total number of child taxa: 4

Parent taxon: Lachnospiraceae Rainey 2010

Assigned by: Rainey FA. Family V. Lachnospiraceae fam. nov. In: De Vos P, Garrity GM, Jones D, Krieg NR, Ludwig W, Rainey FA, K.-H. S, Whitman WB (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 3 (The Firmicutes), Springer, New York, 2009, p. 921.

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