Name: Agrococcus citreus Wieser et al. 1999

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: L. masc. adj. citreus, of or pertaining to the citron-tree, intended to mean lemon-yellow, describing the lemon-yellow pigmentation

Type strains: ATCC 700859; CIP 106287; D-1/1a; DSM 12453; JCM 12398

16S rRNA gene accession number: AJ012826

Valid publication: Wieser M, Schumann P, Martin K, Altenburger P, Burghardt J, Lubitz W, Busse HJ. Agrococcus citreus sp. nov., isolated from a medieval wall painting of the chapel of Castle Herberstein (Austria). Int J Syst Bacteriol 1999; 49:1165-1170.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Agrococcus Groth et al. 1996

Assigned by: Wieser M, Schumann P, Martin K, Altenburger P, Burghardt J, Lubitz W, Busse HJ. Agrococcus citreus sp. nov., isolated from a medieval wall painting of the chapel of Castle Herberstein (Austria). Int J Syst Bacteriol 1999; 49:1165-1170.

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