Name: Micrococcus kristinae Kloos et al. 1974 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. gen. fem. n. kristinae, of Kristin, named for Kristin Holding, from whom this organism was originally isolated

Type strains: ATCC 27570; CCM 2690; CCUG 33026; CIP 81; CIP 81.69; DSM 20032; IEGM 390; IFO 15354; JCM 7237; LMG 14215; NBRC 15354; NCTC 11038; NRRL B-14835; VKM B-1811

16S rRNA gene: X80749 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Kloos WE, Tornabene TG, Schleifer KH. Isolation and characterization of micrococci from human skin, including two new species: Micrococcus lylae and Micrococcus kristinae. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1974; 24:79-101.

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: synonym

Correct name: Rothia kristinae (Kloos et al. 1974) Nouioui et al. 2018

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Micrococcus Cohn 1872 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Kloos WE, Tornabene TG, Schleifer KH. Isolation and characterization of micrococci from human skin, including two new species: Micrococcus lylae and Micrococcus kristinae. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1974; 24:79-101.

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