Genus Thermococcoides

Name: Thermococcoides Feng et al. 2010

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Ther.mo.coc.co’ides Gr. fem. n. thermê, heat; M.L. masc. n. coccus, a berry; from Gr. masc. n. kokkos, grain; Gr. adj. suff. -oides, resembling, similar; from Gr. suff. -eides, resembling, similar; from Gr. neut. n. eidos, that which is seen, form, shape, figure; N.L. masc. n. Thermococcoides, a coccus-shaped bacterium which likes heat

Gender: masculine

Type species: Thermococcoides shengliensis Feng et al. 2010

Valid publication: Feng Y, Cheng L, Zhang X, Li X, Deng Y, Zhang H. Thermococcoides shengliensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a new member of the order Thermotogales isolated from oil-production fluid. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2010; 60:932-937.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 60, part 4 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2010; 60:1480-1481.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Kosmotoga DiPippo et al. 2009

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Kosmotogaceae Bhandari and Gupta 2014

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