Name: Peptococcus Kluyver and van Niel 1936 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. ind. v. peptô, cook, digest; N.L. masc. n. coccus, a grain berry; from Gr. masc. n. kokkos, grain; N.L. masc. n. Peptococcus, the digesting coccus

Gender: masculine (stem: Peptococc-)

Type species: Peptococcus niger (Hall 1930) Kluyver and van Niel 1936 (Approved Lists 1980)

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Kluyver AJ, Van Niel CB. Prospects for a natural system of classification of bacteria. Zentralblatt fur Bakteriologie, Parasitenkunde, Infektionskrankheiten und Hygiene. Abteilung II 1936; 94:369-403.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 2
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 9
Total number of child taxa: 12

Parent taxon: Peptococcaceae Rogosa 1971 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Rogosa M. Peptococcaceae, a New Family To Include the Gram-Positive, Anaerobic Cocci of the Genera Peptococcus, Peptostreptococcus, and Ruminococcus. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1971; 21:234-237.

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Record number: 516286
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