Name: Lichenicoccus Pankratov et al. 2020

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Li.che.ni.coc’cus L. masc. n. lichen, a lichen; M.L. masc. n. coccus, a grain, a seed; from Gr. masc. n. kokkos, grain; N.L. masc. n. Lichenicoccus, a lichen-inhabiting coccoid bacterium

Gender: masculine

Type species: Lichenicoccus roseus Pankratov et al. 2020

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Pankratov TA, Grouzdev DS, Patutina EO, Kolganova TV, Berestovskaya JJ, Ashikhmin AA. Lichenicoccus roseus gen. nov., sp. nov., the first bacteriochlorophyll a-containing, psychrophilic and acidophilic Acetobacteraceae bacteriobiont of lichen Cladonia species. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:4591-4601.

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: Acetobacteraceae (ex Henrici 1939) Gillis and De Ley 1980

Assigned by: Pankratov TA, Grouzdev DS, Patutina EO, Kolganova TV, Berestovskaya JJ, Ashikhmin AA. Lichenicoccus roseus gen. nov., sp. nov., the first bacteriochlorophyll a-containing, psychrophilic and acidophilic Acetobacteraceae bacteriobiont of lichen Cladonia species. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:4591-4601.

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