Sac.cha.ro.coc.cus. Gr. neut. n.sakchar, sugar; N.L. masc. n.coccus, coccus; from Gr. masc. n.kokkos, grain, seed; N.L. masc. n.Saccharococcus, the sugar coccus, a coccus isolated from beet sugar extraction
Nystrand R. Saccharococcus thermophilus gen. nov., sp. nov. isolated from beet sugar extraction. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 1984; 5:204-219.
Anonymous. Validation list no. 16. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1984; 34:503-504.
validly published under the ICNP
Chuvochina et al. (2023) assigned this genus to the family "Anoxybacillaceae" Chuvochina et al. 2023.Publication:
Chuvochina M, Mussig AJ, Chaumeil PA, Skarshewski A, Rinke C, Parks DH, Hugenholtz P. Proposal of names for 329 higher rank taxa defined in the Genome Taxonomy Database under two prokaryotic codes. FEMS Microbiol Lett 2023; 0:0.
The phylogenomic assignment score of this taxon is 0.07981 (N = 1).
The BRCs most frequently used for deposits in this group are: ATCC: 2; DSM: 2; NBRC: 1; CCM: 1.
Pittman et al. (1991) suggested the abbreviation "SACO" for this genus name but this does not appear to be of practical relevance any longer.Publication:
Pittman KF, Walczak CA, Lock CM. Codes and abbreviations for approved of effectively published names of genera of bacteria published from January 1980 to December 1990. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1991; 41:571-579.
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 1 Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2 Total number of child taxa: 2
Ludwig W, Schleifer K-H, Whitman WB. Class I. Bacilli class nov. In: De Vos P, Garrity GM, Jones D, Krieg NR, Ludwig W, Rainey FA, K.-H. S, Whitman WB (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 3 (The Firmicutes), Springer, New York, 2009, p. 19-20.
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