Name: Mammaliicoccus Madhaiyan et al. 2020

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Mam.ma.li.i.coc’cus. N.L. neut. pl. n. Mammalia, mammals; N.L. masc. n. coccus, a berry, a coccus; from Gr. masc. n. kokkos, grain; N.L. masc. n. Mammaliicoccus, a coccus from mammals

Gender: masculine (stem: Mammaliicocc-)

Type species: Mammaliicoccus sciuri (Kloos et al. 1976) Madhaiyan et al. 2020

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Madhaiyan M, Wirth JS, Saravanan VS. Phylogenomic analyses of the Staphylococcaceae family suggest the reclassification of five species within the genus Staphylococcus as heterotypic synonyms, the promotion of five subspecies to novel species, the taxonomic reassignment of five Staphylococcus species to Mammaliicoccus gen. nov., and the formal assignment of Nosocomiicoccus to the family Staphylococcaceae. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:5926-5936.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 70, part 11 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2021; 71:4645.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 5
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 5
Total number of child taxa: 5

Parent taxon: Staphylococcaceae Schleifer and Bell 2010

Assigned by: Madhaiyan M, Wirth JS, Saravanan VS. Phylogenomic analyses of the Staphylococcaceae family suggest the reclassification of five species within the genus Staphylococcus as heterotypic synonyms, the promotion of five subspecies to novel species, the taxonomic reassignment of five Staphylococcus species to Mammaliicoccus gen. nov., and the formal assignment of Nosocomiicoccus to the family Staphylococcaceae. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:5926-5936.

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