Watson SW, Waterbury JB. Characteristics of two marine nitrite oxidizing bacteria, Nitrospina gracilis nov. gen. nov. sp. and Nitrococcus mobilis nov. gen. nov. sp. Archiv für Mikrobiologie 1971; 77:203-230.
Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.
validly published under the ICNP
Watson SW. Taxonomic considerations of the family Nitrobacteriaceae Buchanan. Requests for opinions. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1971; 21:254-270. Notes:
As of 2020-09-20 this emendation was not yet included in an IJSEM List of Changes in Taxonomic Opinion.
This taxon name is occasionally misprinted in some sources as: "Aitrococcus"; "Nitrococvus"; "Nitroeoccus".
The phylogenomic assignment score of this taxon is 0.02368 (N = 5).
The BRCs most frequently used for deposits in this group are: ATCC: 1.
Pittman et al. (1991) suggested the abbreviation "NICO" for this genus name but this does not appear to be of practical relevance any longer.Publication:
Pittman KF, Walczak CA, Lock CM. Codes and abbreviations for approved of effectively published names of genera of bacteria published from January 1980 to December 1990. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1991; 41:571-579.
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
Garrity GM, Bell JA, Lilburn T. Class III. Gammaproteobacteria class. nov. In: Brenner DJ, Krieg NR, Staley JT, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 2 (The Proteobacteria), part B (The Gammaproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, p. 1.
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