Name: Morococcus Long et al. 1981

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. neut. n. morum, mulberry; M.L. masc. n. coccus, coccus; from Gr. masc. n. kokkos, grain, seed; N.L. masc. n. Morococcus, the mulberry coccus

Gender: masculine

Type species: Morococcus cerebrosus Long et al. 1981

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Long PA, Sly LI, Pham AV, Davis GHG. Characterization of Morococcus cerebrosus gen. nov., sp. nov. and comparison with Neisseria mucosa. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1981; 31:294-301.

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: 1

Parent taxon: Neisseriaceae Prévot 1933 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Adeolu M, Gupta RS. Phylogenomics and molecular signatures for the order Neisseriales: proposal for division of the order Neisseriales into the emended family Neisseriaceae and Chromobacteriaceae fam. nov. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2013; 104:1-24.

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