Name: Macrococcus equipercicus Kloos et al. 1998

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: equi.per’ci.cus L. gen. masc. n. equi, of a horse; M.L. adj. equipercicus, pertaining to a horse named Percy, from which this species was first isolated

Type strains: ATCC 51831; CCUG 38363; CIP 105716; DD 9350; DSM 15609; H8h3; Kloos H8h3

16S rRNA gene: Y15712 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

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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