Name: Kineococcus Yokota et al. 1993

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. n. kinesis, motion; M.L. masc. n. coccus, coccus; from Gr. masc. n. kokkos, a grain, seed; N.L. masc. n. Kineococcus, a motile coccus

Gender: masculine

Type species: Kineococcus aurantiacus Yokota et al. 1993

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Yokota A, Tamura T, Nishii T, Hasegawa T. Kineococcus aurantiacus gen. nov., sp. nov., a new aerobic, gram-positive, motile coccus with meso-diaminopimelic acid and arabinogalactan in the cell wall. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1993; 43:52-57.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 43, part 1 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1993; 43:399.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 11
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 12
Total number of child taxa: 15

Parent taxon: Kineosporiaceae Zhi et al. 2009

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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