Genus Puniceicoccus

Name: Puniceicoccus Choo et al. 2007

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: pu.ni’ce.us Pu.ni.cei.coc’cus L. masc. adj. puniceus, pinkish red; M.L. masc. n. coccus, grain; from Gr. masc. n. kokkos, a berry; N.L. masc. n. Puniceicoccus, a pinkish-red-coloured coccus

Gender: masculine

Type species: Puniceicoccus vermicola Choo et al. 2007

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Choo YJ, Lee K, Song J, Cho JC. Puniceicoccus vermicola gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel marine bacterium, and description of Puniceicoccaceae fam. nov., Puniceicoccales ord. nov., Opitutaceae fam. nov., Opitutales ord. nov. and Opitutae classis nov. in the phylum 'Verrucomicrobia'. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2007; 57:532-537.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 57, part 3 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2007; 57:1173-1174.

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: Puniceicoccaceae Choo et al. 2007

Assigned by: Choo YJ, Lee K, Song J, Cho JC. Puniceicoccus vermicola gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel marine bacterium, and description of Puniceicoccaceae fam. nov., Puniceicoccales ord. nov., Opitutaceae fam. nov., Opitutales ord. nov. and Opitutae classis nov. in the phylum 'Verrucomicrobia'. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2007; 57:532-537.

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