Name: Tersicoccus Vaishampayan et al. 2013

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Ter.si.coc’cus L. part. adj. tersus, clean; from L. v. tergeo; M.L. masc. n. coccus, coccus; from Gr. masc. n. kokkos, a grain or berry; N.L. masc. n. Tersicoccus, clean coccus, intended to mean isolated from clean rooms

Type species: Tersicoccus phoenicis Vaishampayan et al. 2013

Valid publication: Vaishampayan P, Moissl-Eichinger C, Pukall R, Schumann P, Sproer C, Augustus A, Roberts AH, Namba G, Cisneros J, Salmassi T, et al. Description of Tersicoccus phoenicis gen. nov., sp. nov. isolated from spacecraft assembly clean room environments. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2013; 63:2463-2471.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 63, part 7 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2013; 63:3549-3550.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 2
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2
Total number of child taxa: 2

Parent taxon: Micrococcaceae Pribram 1929 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Vaishampayan P, Moissl-Eichinger C, Pukall R, Schumann P, Sproer C, Augustus A, Roberts AH, Namba G, Cisneros J, Salmassi T, et al. Description of Tersicoccus phoenicis gen. nov., sp. nov. isolated from spacecraft assembly clean room environments. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2013; 63:2463-2471.

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