Name: "Oceanicoccus" Park et al. 2011

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: O.ce.a.ni.coc’cus L. masc. n. oceanus, the great sea, outer sea, ocean; M.L. masc. n. coccus, grain; from Gr. masc. n. kokkos, a berry, unit; N.L. masc. n. Oceanicoccus, coccus from sea

Gender: masculine

Type species: "Oceanicoccus sagamiensis" Park et al. 2011

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Park S, Yoshizawa S, Kogure K, Yokota A. Oceanicoccus sagamiensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a gammaproteobacterium isolated from sea water of Sagami Bay in Japan. J Microbiol 2011; 49:233-237.

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: Spongiibacteraceae Spring et al. 2015

Assigned by: Spring S, Scheuner C, Goker M, Klenk HP. A taxonomic framework for emerging groups of ecologically important marine gammaproteobacteria based on the reconstruction of evolutionary relationships using genome-scale data. Front Microbiol 2015; 6:281.

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