ca.pi.tis. L. neut. n.caput, head; L. gen. neut. n.capitis, of the head, pertaining to that part of the human body where cutaneous populations of this species are usually the largest and most frequent
See detailed strain information at
Bannerman TL, Kloos WE. Staphylococcus capitis subsp. ureolyticus subsp. nov. from human skin. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1991; 41:144-147.
validly published under the ICNP
This name was not found in the expected IJSEM notification list.
The original authorship, Kloos and Schleifer 1975, was corrected according to the new Rule 40d.Publication:
Garrity GM, Labeda DP, Oren A. Judicial Commission of the International Committee on Systematics of Prokaryotes. XIIth International (IUMS) Congress of Bacteriology and Applied Microbiology. Minutes of the meetings, 3, 4 and 6 August 2008, Istanbul, Turkey. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 2011; 61:2775-2780.
The full TRBA 466 classification is: risk group = 1, note = "+".