Name: Thalassococcus Lee et al. 2007
Etymology: Tha.las.so.coc’cus. Gr. fem. n. thalassa, the ocean; N.L. masc. n. coccus, grain; from Gr. masc. n. kokkos, berry, coccus; N.L. masc. n. Thalassococcus, coccus from the ocean
Gender: masculine (stem: Thalassococc-)
Type species: Thalassococcus halodurans Lee et al. 2007
Conduct genome-based taxonomy of genus at TYGS
Valid publication: Lee OO, Tsoi MM, Li X, Wong PK, Qian PY. Thalassococcus halodurans gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel halotolerant member of the Roseobacter clade isolated from the marine sponge Halichondria panicea at Friday Harbor, USA. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2007; 57:1919-1924.
IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 57, part 8 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2007; 57:2451-2452.
Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP
Taxonomic status: correct name
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 3
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 3
Total number of child taxa: 4
|Name||Nomenclatural status||Taxonomic status|
|"Thalassococcus arenae" Weerawongwiwat et al. 2022||not validly published||preferred name (not correct name)|
|Thalassococcus halodurans Lee et al. 2007||validly published under the ICNP||correct name|
|Thalassococcus lentus Park et al. 2013||validly published under the ICNP||correct name|
|Thalassococcus profundi Yu et al. 2019||validly published under the ICNP||correct name|
Parent taxon: Roseobacteraceae Liang et al. 2021
Assigned by: Liang KYH, Orata FD, Boucher YF, Case RJ. Roseobacters in a Sea of Poly- and Paraphyly: Whole Genome-Based Taxonomy of the Family Rhodobacteraceae and the Proposal for the Split of the "Roseobacter Clade" Into a Novel Family, Roseobacteraceae fam. nov. Front Microbiol 2021; 12:683109.
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