Genus "Pseudoponticoccus"

Name: "Pseudoponticoccus" Liang et al. 2021

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Pseu.do.pon.ti.coc’cus. Gr. masc./fem. adj. pseudês, false; L. masc. n. pontus, the sea; N.L. masc. n. coccus, berry; N.L. masc. n. Pseudoponticoccus, false Ponticoccus, referring to its original taxonomic classification as Ponticoccus

Gender: masculine

Type species: "Pseudoponticoccus marisrubri" (Zhang et al. 2017) Liang et al. 2021

Original publication: Liang KY, 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. Frontiers in Microbiology 2021; 12:1635.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Correct name: "Ponticoccus" Lee and Lee 2008

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 0
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Rhodobacteraceae Garrity et al. 2006

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Record number: 3763