Genus "Ponticoccus"

Name: "Ponticoccus" Lee and Lee 2008

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Pon.ti.coc’cus. L. masc. n. Pontus (gen. Ponti), sea; N.L. masc. n. coccus, from Gr. N. kokkos a grain or berry; N.L. masc. n. Ponticoccus, coccus from sea

Gender: masculine

Type species: Ponticoccus litoralis Hwang and Cho 2008

Original publication: Lee DW, Lee SD. Ponticoccus gilvus gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel member of the family Propionibacteriaceae from seawater. J Microbiol 2008; 46:508-512.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

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Record number: 17034