Name: Eremococcus Collins et al. 1999

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: E.re.mo.coc’cus Gr. adj. eremos, lonely; M.L. masc. n. coccus, a grain, berry; N.L. masc. n. Eremococcus, a lonely or isolated coccus, referring to its distinct phylogenetic position

Gender: masculine

Type species: Eremococcus coleocola Collins et al. 1999

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Collins MD, Rodriguez Jovita M, Lawson PA, Falsen E, Foster G. Characterization of a novel gram-positive, catalase-negative coccus from horses: description of Eremococcus coleocola gen. nov., sp. nov. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1999; 49:1381-1385.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 49, part 4 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 2000; 50:5-7.

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: 1

Parent taxon: Aerococcaceae Ludwig et al. 2010

Assigned by: Ludwig W, Schleifer K-H, Whitman WB. Family II. Aerococcaceae 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. 533.

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