Name: Helcococcus Collins et al. 1993

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. n. helkos, wound; M.L. masc. n. coccus, berry; Gr. masc. n. kokkos, grain; N.L. masc. n. Helcococcus, a coccus found in wounds

Gender: masculine

Type species: Helcococcus kunzii Collins et al. 1993

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Collins MD, Facklam RR, Rodrigues UM, Ruoff KL. Phylogenetic analysis of some Aerococcus-like organisms from clinical sources: description of Helcococcus kunzii gen. nov., sp. nov. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1993; 43:425-429.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 43, part 3 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1993; 43:866.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 3
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 3
Total number of child taxa: 3

Parent taxon: Peptoniphilaceae Johnson et al. 2014

Assigned by: Johnson CN, Whitehead TR, Cotta MA, Rhoades RE, Lawson PA. Peptoniphilus stercorisuis sp. nov., isolated from a swine manure storage tank and description of Peptoniphilaceae fam. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:3538-3545.

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