Name: Micrococcales Prévot 1940 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Order

Proposed as: ord. nov.

Etymology: N.L. masc. n. Micrococcus, type genus of the order; L. fem. pl. suff. -ales, ending to denote an order; N.L. fem. pl. n. Micrococcales, the Micrococcus order

Type genus: Micrococcus Cohn 1872 (Approved Lists 1980)

Effective publication: Prévot AR. Manuel de classification et de determination des bacteries anaerobies. 1st ed. Masson, Paris, 1940.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 19
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 19
Total number of child taxa: 19

Parent taxon: Actinobacteria Stackebrandt et al. 1997

Assigned by: Nouioui I, Carro L, García-López L, Meier-Kolthoff JP, et al. Genome-based taxonomic classication of the phylum Actinobacteria. Front Microbiol 2007; 2018:9.

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