Name: Macrococcus epidermidis Mašlaňová et al. 2018

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: e.pi.der’mi.dis N.L. n. epidermis, outer skin; from Gr. pref. epi-, on; from Gr. neut. n. derma, skin; from Gr. n. epidermis -idos, the outer skin; N.L. gen. n. epidermidis, of the outer skin

Gender: masculine

Type strain: CCM 7099; DSM 103681

16S rRNA gene: MH044691 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Maslanova I, Wertheimer Z, Sedlacek I, Svec P, Indrakova A, Kovarovic V, Schumann P, Sproer C, Kralova S, Sedo O, et al. Description and Comparative Genomics of Macrococcus caseolyticus subsp. hominis subsp. nov., Macrococcus goetzii sp. nov., Macrococcus epidermidis sp. nov., and Macrococcus bohemicus sp. nov., Novel Macrococci From Human Clinical Material With Virulence Potential and Suspected Uptake of Foreign DNA by Natural Transformation. Front Microbiol 2018; 9:1178.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Validation list no. 183. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2018; 68:2707-2709.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Parent taxon: Macrococcus Kloos et al. 1998

Assigned by: Maslanova I, Wertheimer Z, Sedlacek I, Svec P, Indrakova A, Kovarovic V, Schumann P, Sproer C, Kralova S, Sedo O, et al. Description and Comparative Genomics of Macrococcus caseolyticus subsp. hominis subsp. nov., Macrococcus goetzii sp. nov., Macrococcus epidermidis sp. nov., and Macrococcus bohemicus sp. nov., Novel Macrococci From Human Clinical Material With Virulence Potential and Suspected Uptake of Foreign DNA by Natural Transformation. Front Microbiol 2018; 9:1178.

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