Name: "Maricoccus" Li et al. 2013

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Ma.ri.coccus. L. neut. n. mare, the sea; N.L. masc. n. coccus, a small spherical bacterium; from N.L. masc. n. coccus, grain; N.L. masc. n. Maricoccus, spherical cells from marine sediment

Gender: masculine

Type species: "Maricoccus atlantica" Li et al. 2013

Original publication: Li G, Lai Q, Liu X, Sun F, Du Y, Li G, Shao Z. Maricoccus atlantica gen. nov. sp. nov., isolated from deep sea sediment of the Atlantic Ocean. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2013; 104:1073-1081.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Correct name: Oceanococcus Li et al. 2014

Subdivision:

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

Parent taxon: Ectothiorhodospiraceae Imhoff 1984

Assigned by: Li G, Lai Q, Liu X, Sun F, Du Y, Li G, Shao Z. Maricoccus atlantica gen. nov. sp. nov., isolated from deep sea sediment of the Atlantic Ocean. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2013; 104:1073-1081.

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Record number: 10592