Genus Quatrionicoccus

Name: Quatrionicoccus Tindall and Euzéby 2006

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. masc. n. quatrio -onis, the number four; M.L. masc. n. coccus, coccus; from Gr. masc. n. kokkos, grain, seed; N.L. masc. n. Quatrionicoccus, four spherical cells

Type species: Quatrionicoccus australiensis (Maszenan et al. 2002) Tindall and Euzéby 2006

Valid publication: Tindall BJ, Euzeby JP. Proposal of Parvimonas gen. nov. and Quatrionicoccus gen. nov. as replacements for the illegitimate, prokaryotic, generic names Micromonas Murdoch and Shah 2000 and Quadricoccus Maszenan et al. 2002, respectively. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2006; 56:2711-2713.

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: Azonexaceae Boden et al. 2017

Assigned by: Boden R, Hutt LP, Rae AW. Reclassification of Thiobacillus aquaesulis (Wood & Kelly, 1995) as Annwoodia aquaesulis gen. nov., comb. nov., transfer of Thiobacillus (Beijerinck, 1904) from the Hydrogenophilales to the Nitrosomonadales, proposal of Hydrogenophilalia class. nov. within the 'Proteobacteria', and four new families within the orders Nitrosomonadales and Rhodocyclales. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:1191-1205.

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