Name: Pistricoccus Xu et al. 2017

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Pis.tri.coc’cus L. fem. n. pistris, a sea monster, a shark; M.L. masc. n. coccus, a berry; from Gr. masc. n. kokkos; N.L. masc. n. Pistricoccus, a coccus from a shark

Type species: Pistricoccus aurantiacus Xu et al. 2017

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Xu ZX, Liang QY, Lu DC, Chen GJ, Du ZJ. Pistricoccus aurantiacus gen. nov., sp. nov., a moderately halophilic bacterium isolated from a shark. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2016; 109:1593-1603.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Validation list no. 175. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:1095-1098.

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: Halomonadaceae Franzmann et al. 1989

Assigned by: Xu ZX, Liang QY, Lu DC, Chen GJ, Du ZJ. Pistricoccus aurantiacus gen. nov., sp. nov., a moderately halophilic bacterium isolated from a shark. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2016; 109:1593-1603.

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