Name: Aerococcus viridans Williams et al. 1953 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: L. part. adj. viridans, making green, producing a green color

Type strains: ATCC 11563; CCUG 4311; CIP 54.145; DSM 20340; HAMBI 1583; IFO 12219; JCM 20461; LMG 17931; NBRC 12219; NCAIM B.01070; NCTC 8251

16S rRNA gene accession number: M58797

Effective publication: Williams RE, Hirch A, Cowan ST. Aerococcus, a new bacterial genus. J Gen Microbiol 1953; 8:475-480.

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

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Aerococcus Williams et al. 1953 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Williams RE, Hirch A, Cowan ST. Aerococcus, a new bacterial genus. J Gen Microbiol 1953; 8:475-480.

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