Name: Melissococcus corrig. Bailey and Collins 1983

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. n. melissa, bee; M.L. masc. n. coccus, coccus; from Gr. masc. n. kokkos, grain, seed; N.L. masc. n. Melissococcus, coccus of the (honey) bee

Type species: Melissococcus plutonius corrig. (ex White 1912) Bailey and Collins 1983

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Bailey L, Collins MD. Reclassification of "Streptococcus pluton" (White) in a new genus Melissococcus as Melissococcus pluton nom. rev.; comb. nov. J. Appl. Bacteriol. 1982; 53:215-217.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 11. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1983; 33:672-674.

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: 2

Parent taxon: Enterococcaceae Ludwig et al. 2010

Assigned by: Ludwig W, Schleifer K-H, Whitman WB. Family IV. Enterococcaceae fam. 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. 594.

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