Genus Ponticoccus

Name: Ponticoccus Hwang and Cho 2008

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Pon.ti.coc’cus. L. masc. n. pontus, the sea; N.L. masc. n. coccus, berry; N.L. masc. n. Ponticoccus, coccus from the sea

Gender: masculine (stem: Ponticocc-)

Type species: Ponticoccus litoralis Hwang and Cho 2008

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Hwang CY, Cho BC. Ponticoccus litoralis gen. nov., sp. nov., a marine bacterium in the family Rhodobacteraceae. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2008; 58:1332-1338.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 58, part 6 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2008; 58:1995-1996.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 1
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 3
Total number of child taxa: 3

Parent taxon: Roseobacteraceae Liang et al. 2021

Assigned by: Liang KYH, Orata FD, Boucher YF, Case RJ. Roseobacters in a Sea of Poly- and Paraphyly: Whole Genome-Based Taxonomy of the Family Rhodobacteraceae and the Proposal for the Split of the "Roseobacter Clade" Into a Novel Family, Roseobacteraceae fam. nov. Front Microbiol 2021; 12:683109.

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