Genus Saccharococcus

Name: Saccharococcus Nystrand 1984

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. n. sakchâr, sugar; M.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

Type species: Saccharococcus thermophilus Nystrand 1984

Effective publication: Nystrand R. Saccharococcus thermophilus gen. nov., sp. nov. isolated from beet sugar extraction. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 1984; 5:204-219.

IJSEM list: 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.

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: 2
Total number of child taxa: 2

Parent taxon: Bacillaceae Fischer 1895 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: 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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