Name: Macrococcus caseolyticus (Schleifer et al. 1982) Kloos et al. 1998

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: Staphylococcus caseolyticus (ex Evans 1916) Schleifer et al. 1982

Etymology: L. masc. n. caseus, cheese; N.L. masc. adj. lyticus, able to loose, able to dissolve; from Gr. masc. adj. lutikos; N.L. masc. adj. caseolyticus, casein-dissolving

Type strains: ATCC 13548; DD 4508; DSM 20597

16S rRNA gene: D83359 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Kloos WE, Ballard DN, George CG, Webster JA, Hubner RJ, Ludwig W, Schleifer KH, Fiedler F, Schubert K. Delimiting the genus Staphylococcus through description of Macrococcus caseolyticus gen. nov., comb. nov. and Macrococcus equipercicus sp. nov., and Macrococcus bovicus sp. no. and Macrococcus carouselicus sp. nov. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1998; 48:859-877.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 48, part 3 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1998; 48:1085-1087.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 2
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2
Total number of child taxa: 2

Parent taxon: Macrococcus Kloos et al. 1998

Assigned by: Kloos WE, Ballard DN, George CG, Webster JA, Hubner RJ, Ludwig W, Schleifer KH, Fiedler F, Schubert K. Delimiting the genus Staphylococcus through description of Macrococcus caseolyticus gen. nov., comb. nov. and Macrococcus equipercicus sp. nov., and Macrococcus bovicus sp. no. and Macrococcus carouselicus sp. nov. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1998; 48:859-877.

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