Name: Smaragdicoccus Adachi et al. 2007

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Sma.rag.di.coc’cus L. masc. n. smaragdus, malachite; M.L. masc. n. coccus, grain; from Gr. masc. n. kokkos; N.L. masc. n. Smaragdicoccus, malachite(-coloured) coccus

Type species: Smaragdicoccus niigatensis Adachi et al. 2007

Valid publication: Adachi K, Katsuta A, Matsuda S, Peng X, Misawa N, Shizuri Y, Kroppenstedt RM, Yokota A, Kasai H. Smaragdicoccus niigatensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel member of the suborder Corynebacterineae. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2007; 57:297-301.

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: Nocardiaceae Castellani and Chalmers 1919 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Adachi K, Katsuta A, Matsuda S, Peng X, Misawa N, Shizuri Y, Kroppenstedt RM, Yokota A, Kasai H. Smaragdicoccus niigatensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel member of the suborder Corynebacterineae. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2007; 57:297-301.

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