Name: "Metallococcus" Lim et al. 2021

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Me.tal.lo.coccus. L. neut. n. metallum, belonging to the metal, referring to the isolation site; N.L. masc. n. coccus, a coccus; from Gr. masc. n. kokkos, a grain, seed; N.L. masc. n. Metallococcus, referring to its coccoid morphology and isolation site

Gender: masculine

Type species: "Metallococcus carri" Lim et al. 2021

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Lim JS, Lee H, Son J, Kim SG, Kim DU, Ka JO. Metallococcus carri gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel member of the family Dermacoccaceae isolated from an automotive air conditioning system. Arch Microbiol 2021; 203:4073-4079.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

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: Dermacoccaceae Schumann and Stackebrandt 2000

Assigned by: Lim JS, Lee H, Son J, Kim SG, Kim DU, Ka JO. Metallococcus carri gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel member of the family Dermacoccaceae isolated from an automotive air conditioning system. Arch Microbiol 2021; 203:4073-4079.

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Record number: 20337