Genus Humicoccus

Name: Humicoccus Yoon et al. 2007

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. n. humus, the soil; M.L. masc. n. coccus, coccus; from Gr. masc. n. kokkos, grain, seed; N.L. masc. n. Humicoccus, coccus isolated from soil

Type species: Humicoccus flavidus Yoon et al. 2007

Valid publication: Yoon JH, Kang SJ, Jung SY, Oh TK. Humicoccus flavidus gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from soil. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2007; 57:56-59.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Nakamurella Tao et al. 2004


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Nakamurellaceae Tao et al. 2004

Assigned by: Zhi XY, Li WJ, Stackebrandt E. An update of the structure and 16S rRNA gene sequence-based definition of higher ranks of the class Actinobacteria, with the proposal of two new suborders and four new families and emended descriptions of the existing higher taxa. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2009; 59:589-608.

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