Genus "Urinicoccus"

Name: "Urinicoccus" Tall et al. 2020

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. masc. n. Urinicoccus, refers to urina, which is the latin name of urine and coccus, which is the name of bacteria with a round shape

Gender: masculine

Type species: "Urinicoccus massiliensis" Yimagou et al. 2019

Original publication: Tall ML, Lo CI, Kuete Yimagou E, Fontanini A, Delerce J, Fournier PE, Raoult D, Fenollar F, Levasseur A. Genome sequence and description of Urinicoccus timonensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a new bacterium isolated from a human stool sample. New Microbes New Infect 2020; 37:100720.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

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Record number: 13582