Name: Geminicoccus Foesel et al. 2008

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. masc. adj. geminus, twin, double; N.L. masc. n. coccus, coccus; from Gr. masc. n. kokkos, grain, seed; N.L. masc. n. Geminicoccus, two coccoid cells

Gender: masculine (stem: Geminicocc-)

Type species: Geminicoccus roseus Foesel et al. 2008

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Foesel BU, Gossner AS, Drake HL, Schramm A. Geminicoccus roseus gen. nov., sp. nov., an aerobic phototrophic Alphaproteobacterium isolated from a marine aquaculture biofilter. Syst Appl Microbiol 2007; 30:581-586.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Validation list no. 123. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2008; 58:1993-1994.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1


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: 4

Parent taxon: Geminicoccaceae Proença et al. 2018

Assigned by: Proenca DN, Whitman WB, Varghese N, Shapiro N, Woyke T, Kyrpides NC, Morais PV. Arboriscoccus pini gen. nov., sp. nov., an endophyte from a pine tree of the class Alphaproteobacteria, emended description of Geminicoccus roseus, and proposal of Geminicoccaceae fam. nov. Syst Appl Microbiol 2018; 41:94-100.

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