Species Prochlorococcus marinus

Name: Prochlorococcus marinus Chisholm et al. 1992

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: ma.ri’nus L. masc. adj. marinus, of the sea, marine

Gender: masculine

Type strains: CCMP 1375; RCC 144 (strain not distributed)

16S rRNA gene: AE017126 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Chisholm SW, Frankel SL, Goericke R, Olson RJ, Palenik B, Waterbury JB, West-Johnsrud L, Zettler ER. Prochlorococcus marinus nov. gen. nov. sp.: an oxyphototrophic marine prokaryote containing divinyl chlorophyll a and b. Arch. Microbiol. 1992; 157:297-300.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 79. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2001; 51:263-265.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICN

Taxonomic status: correct name

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: Prochlorococcus Chisholm et al. 1992

Assigned by: Chisholm SW, Frankel SL, Goericke R, Olson RJ, Palenik B, Waterbury JB, West-Johnsrud L, Zettler ER. Prochlorococcus marinus nov. gen. nov. sp.: an oxyphototrophic marine prokaryote containing divinyl chlorophyll a and b. Arch. Microbiol. 1992; 157:297-300.

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