Name: Corallococcus Reichenbach 2007

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Co.ral.lo.coc.cus. Gr. neut. n. korallion, coral; Gr. masc. n. kokkos, berry; N.L. masc. n. Corallococcus, coral-shaped coccus (i.e. with coral-shaped fruiting bodies)

Gender: masculine (stem: Corallococc-)

Type species: Corallococcus coralloides (Thaxter 1892) Reichenbach 2007

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Reichenbach H. Genus II. Corallococcus gen. nov. (Chondrococcus Jahn 1924, 85). In: Brenner DJ, Krieg NR, Staley JT, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 2 (The Proteobacteria), part C (The Alpha-, Beta-, Delta-, and Epsilonproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, p. 1079-1082.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Validation list no. 115. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2007; 57:893-897.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 12
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 12
Total number of child taxa: 15

Parent taxon: Myxococcaceae Jahn 1924 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Garcia R, Muller R. Simulacricoccus ruber gen. nov., sp. nov., a microaerotolerant, non-fruiting, myxospore-forming soil myxobacterium and emended description of the family Myxococcaceae. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2018; 68:3101-3110.

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