Name: Enteractinococcus Cao et al. 2012

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: En.ter.ac.ti.no.coc’cus Gr. n. enteron, intestine; Gr. n. actis, actinos a ray; M.L. masc. n. coccus, a grain or berry; N.L. masc. n. Enteractinococcus, intestinal and ray coccus

Type species: Enteractinococcus coprophilus Cao et al. 2012

Valid publication: Cao YR, Jiang Y, Jin RX, Han L, He WX, Li YL, Huang XS, Xue QH. Enteractinococcus coprophilus gen. nov., sp. nov., of the family Micrococcaceae, isolated from Panthera tigris amoyensis faeces, and transfer of Yaniella fodinae Dhanjal et al. 2011 to the genus Enteractinococcus as Enteractinococcus fodinae comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2012; 62:2710-2716.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 62, part 11 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2013; 63:399-400.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

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: 3

Parent taxon: Micrococcaceae Pribram 1929 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Cao YR, Jiang Y, Jin RX, Han L, He WX, Li YL, Huang XS, Xue QH. Enteractinococcus coprophilus gen. nov., sp. nov., of the family Micrococcaceae, isolated from Panthera tigris amoyensis faeces, and transfer of Yaniella fodinae Dhanjal et al. 2011 to the genus Enteractinococcus as Enteractinococcus fodinae comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2012; 62:2710-2716.

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