Name: Muricoccus Kämpfer et al. 2003

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Mu.ri.coc’cus Gr. n. mura, wall; Gr. masc. n. kokkos, a grain or berry; N.L. masc. n. Muricoccus, coccus from the wall

Type species: Muricoccus roseus Kämpfer et al. 2003

Effective publication: Kampfer P, Andersson MA, Jackel U, Salkinoja-Salonen M. Teichococcus ludipueritiae gen. nov. sp. nov., and Muricoccus roseus gen. nov. sp. nov. representing two new genera of the alpha-1 subclass of the Proteobacteria. Syst Appl Microbiol 2003; 26:23-29.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Validation list no. 92. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2003; 53:935-937.

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: Acetobacteraceae (ex Henrici 1939) Gillis and De Ley 1980

Assigned by: Kampfer P, Andersson MA, Jackel U, Salkinoja-Salonen M. Teichococcus ludipueritiae gen. nov. sp. nov., and Muricoccus roseus gen. nov. sp. nov. representing two new genera of the alpha-1 subclass of the Proteobacteria. Syst Appl Microbiol 2003; 26:23-29.

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