Name: Peptococcus saccharolyticus (Foubert and Douglas 1948) Douglas 1957 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: "Micrococcus saccharolyticus" Foubert and Douglas 1948

Etymology: sac.cha.ro.ly’ti.cus Gr. neut. n. sakchâr, sugar; N.L. masc. adj. lyticus, able to loose, able to dissolve; from Gr. masc. adj. lytikos, dissolving; N.L. masc. adj. saccharolyticus, sugar-digesting

Gender: masculine

Type strains: ATCC 14953; CCUG 24040; CCUG 9989; CIP 103275; DSM 20359; NCTC 11807; NRRL B-14778

16S rRNA gene: L37602 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Douglas HC. Genus VI. Peptococcus Kluyver and vanNiel 1936. In: Breed RS, Murray EGD, Smith NR (eds), Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology, 7th edition, The Williams & Wilkins Co, Baltimore, 1957, p. 474-480.

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: Staphylococcus saccharolyticus (Foubert and Douglas 1948) Kilpper-Bälz and Schleifer 1984

Risk group: 2

Parent taxon: Peptococcus Kluyver and van Niel 1936 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Douglas HC. Genus VI. Peptococcus Kluyver and vanNiel 1936. In: Breed RS, Murray EGD, Smith NR (eds), Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology, 7th edition, The Williams & Wilkins Co, Baltimore, 1957, p. 474-480.

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