Genus Thalassococcus

Name: Thalassococcus Lee et al. 2007

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Tha.las.so.coc’cus Gr. n. thalassa, the ocean; M.L. masc. n. coccus; from Gr. masc. n. kokkos, berry, coccus; N.L. masc. n. Thalassococcus, coccus from the ocean

Type species: Thalassococcus halodurans Lee et al. 2007

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.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

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: 3

Parent taxon: Rhodobacteraceae Garrity et al. 2006

Assigned by: 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.

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