Name: "Tetracoccus" Blackall et al. 1997

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Te.tra.coc’cus Gr. n. tetra, four; M.L. masc. n. coccus, coccus; N.L. masc. n. Tetracoccus, cocci appearing in tetrads

Original publication: Blackall LL, Rossetti S, Christensson C, Cunningham M, Hartman P, Hugenholtz P, Tandoi V. The characterization and description of representatives of 'G' bacteria from activated sludge plants. Lett Appl Microbiol 1997; 25:63-69.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Parent taxon: [Alphaproteobacteria, not assigned to family]

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