Name: Ornithinicoccus Groth et al. 1999

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: or’ni.thi.ne Gr. n. ornithos, bird; Gr. n. ornithine, an amino acid named after birds; Gr. masc. n. coccos, a grain; N.L. masc. n. Ornithinicoccus, a coccus with ornithine

Gender: masculine

Type species: Ornithinicoccus hortensis Groth et al. 1999

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Groth I, Schumann P, Martin K, Schuetze B, Augsten K, Kramer I, Stackebrandt E. Ornithinicoccus hortensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a soil actinomycete which contains L-ornithine. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1999; 49:1717-1724.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 49, part 4 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 2000; 50:5-7.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 3
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 3
Total number of child taxa: 3

Parent taxon: Intrasporangiaceae Rainey et al. 1997

Assigned by: Zhi XY, Li WJ, Stackebrandt E. An update of the structure and 16S rRNA gene sequence-based definition of higher ranks of the class Actinobacteria, with the proposal of two new suborders and four new families and emended descriptions of the existing higher taxa. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2009; 59:589-608.

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