Name: Ruficoccus Lin et al. 2017

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: ru’fus Ru.fi.coc’cus L. masc. adj. rufus, red, reddish; M.L. masc. n. coccus, a berry; from Gr. masc. n. kokkos, grain; N.L. masc. n. Ruficoccus, a reddish coccus

Gender: masculine

Type species: Ruficoccus amylovorans Lin et al. 2017

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Lin SY, Hameed A, Liu YC, Hsu YH, Hung MH, Lai WA, Young CC. Ruficoccus amylovorans gen. nov., sp. nov., an amylolytic and nitrate-reducing diazotroph of the family Puniceicoccaceae. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:956-962.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 67, part 4 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:2079-2080.

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: Lin SY, Hameed A, Liu YC, Hsu YH, Hung MH, Lai WA, Young CC. Ruficoccus amylovorans gen. nov., sp. nov., an amylolytic and nitrate-reducing diazotroph of the family Puniceicoccaceae. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:956-962.

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