Genus Marinococcus

Name: Marinococcus Hao et al. 1985

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: ma.ri’nus L. masc. adj. marinus, marine; M.L. masc. n. coccus, a grain or berry; from Gr. masc. n. kokkos, grain; N.L. masc. n. Marinococcus, marine coccus

Gender: masculine

Type species: Marinococcus halophilus (Novitsky and Kushner 1976) Hao et al. 1985

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Hao MV, Kocur M, Komagata K. Marinococcus gen. nov., a new genus for motile cocci with meso-diaminopimelic acid in the cell wall; and Marinococcus albus sp. nov. and Marinococcus halophilus (Novitsky and Kushner) comb. nov. J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol. 1984; 30:449-459.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 19. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1985; 35:535.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

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: 7
Total number of child taxa: 7

Parent taxon: Bacillaceae Fischer 1895 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Ludwig W, Schleifer K-H, Whitman WB. Class I. Bacilli class nov. In: De Vos P, Garrity GM, Jones D, Krieg NR, Ludwig W, Rainey FA, K.-H. S, Whitman WB (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 3 (The Firmicutes), Springer, New York, 2009, p. 19-20.

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