Syn.tro.pho.coc.cus. Gr. prep.syn, together with; Gr. masc./fem. adj.trophos, feeder, rearer; N.L. masc. n.coccus, a grain, berry; from Gr. masc. n.kokkos, grain; N.L. masc. n.Syntrophococcus, coccus which feeds together with (another species)
Krumholz LR, Bryant MP. Syntrophococcus sucromutans sp. nov. gen. nov. uses carbohydrates as electron donors and formate, methoxymonobenzenoids or Methanobrevibacter as electron acceptor systems. Arch. Microbiol. 1986; 143:313-318.
Anonymous. Validation list no. 21. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1986; 36:489.
validly published under the ICNP
Boone et al. (2001) assigned this genus to the family Streptococcaceae Deibel and Seeley 1974 (Approved Lists 1980).Publication:
Garrity GM, Holt JG. The Road Map to the Manual. In: Boone DR, Castenholz RW, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, second edition, vol. 1 (The Archaea and the deeply branching and phototrophic Bacteria), Springer-Verlag, New York, 2001, p. 119-166.
This taxon name is occasionally misprinted in some sources as: "Synthrophococcus"; "Syntrophococeus".
The BRCs most frequently used for deposits in this group are: ATCC: 1; DSM: 1.
Pittman et al. (1991) suggested the abbreviation "SRCO" 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: 1 Total number of child taxa: 1
Rainey FA. Family V. Lachnospiraceae fam. 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. 921.
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