Name: Dermacoccus Stackebrandt et al. 1995

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. neut. n. derma, skin; M.L. masc. n. coccus, coccus; from Gr. masc. n. kokkos, grain, seed; N.L. masc. n. Dermacoccus, coccus living on skin

Gender: masculine

Type species: Dermacoccus nishinomiyaensis (Oda 1935) Stackebrandt et al. 1995

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Stackebrandt E, Koch C, Gvozdiak O, Schumann P. Taxonomic dissection of the genus Micrococcus: Kocuria gen. nov., Nesterenkonia gen. nov., Kytococcus gen. nov., Dermacoccus gen. nov., and Micrococcus Cohn 1872 gen. emend. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1995; 45:682-692.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 45, part 4 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1996; 46:364-365.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

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

Parent taxon: Dermacoccaceae Schumann and Stackebrandt 2000

Assigned by: Stackebrandt E, Schumann P. Description of Bogoriellaceae fam. nov., Dermacoccaceae fam. nov., Rarobacteraceae fam. nov. and Sanguibacteraceae fam. nov. and emendation of some families of the suborder Micrococcineae. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2000; 50:1279-1285.

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