Subspecies and species names using Group C adjectives

General remarks

Epithets of species or subspecies can be formed from simple or compound Latin or Neolatin adjectives [Rule 12c (1), Rule 13b]. Group C adjectives are of Greek origin and declined in an unusual way. Their ending is the same for all genders. One part of the species and subspecies names found in LPSN and derived in that manner are shown here, arranged according to the stem of the adjective.See also the LPSN introductory page on forming names.

New combinations

In the case of a new combination these epithets must not be adapted to the gender of the genus name.

actinoid- (actinoides, actinoides, actinoides)

"Streptobacillus actinoides"

aerogenoid- (aerogenoides, aerogenoides, aerogenoides)

"Paracolobactrum aerogenoides"

alysoid- (alysoides, alysoides, alysoides)

Kineothrix alysoides

aphanizomenoid- (aphanizomenoides, aphanizomenoides, aphanizomenoides)

Anabaena aphanizomenoidesAphanizomenon aphanizomenoidesSphaerospermopsis aphanizomenoidesSphaerospermum aphanizomenoides

arachoid- (arachoides, arachoides, arachoides)

Aurantiacibacter arachoidesErythrobacter arachoides

asteroid- (asteroides, asteroides, asteroides)

Bifidobacterium asteroides"Cladothrix asteroides"Nocardia asteroides

bacteroid- (bacteroides, bacteroides, bacteroides)

Brevundimonas bacteroidesCaulobacter bacteroides

beggiatoid- (beggiatoides, beggiatoides, beggiatoides)

Vitreoscilla beggiatoides

bostrychoid- (bostrychoides, bostrychoides, bostrychoides)

Pegethrix bostrychoides

botryoid- (botryoides, botryoides, botryoides)

"Byssus botryoides"Gloeocapsa botryoides"Microhaloa botryoides"Nostoc botryoides"Phytoconis botryoides"

caligoid- (caligoides, caligoides, caligoides)

Sinobacterium caligoides

calothricoid- (calothricoides, calothricoides, calothricoides)

Plectonema calothricoides

campylonemoid- (campylonemoides, campylonemoides, campylonemoides)

Tolypothrix campylonemoides

capnocytophagoid- (capnocytophagoides, capnocytophagoides, capnocytophagoides)

Dysgonomonas capnocytophagoides

chlorovibrioid- (chlorovibrioides, chlorovibrioides, chlorovibrioides)

"Chlorobaculum chlorovibrioides"Chlorobium chlorovibrioides

chromaiod- (chromaiodes, chromaiodes, chromaiodes)

"Candidatus Blochmannia chromaiodes""Candidatus Blochmanniella chromaiodes" corrig.

chroococcoid- (chroococcoides, chroococcoides, chroococcoides)

Cyanosarcina chroococcoidesMyxosarcina chroococcoides

coccoid- (coccoides, coccoides, coccoides)

Blautia coccoidesClostridium coccoidesEperythrozoon coccoidesGranulosicoccus coccoides"Mycoplasma coccoides"Oceanipulchritudo coccoidesParasphaerochaeta coccoidesSphaerochaeta coccoidesSpirochaeta coccoides

collinoid- (collinoides, collinoides, collinoides)

Lactobacillus collinoidesSecundilactobacillus collinoides

comoid- (comoides, comoides, comoides)

Hydrocoleum comoides

confervoid- (confervoides, confervoides, confervoides)

Lyngbya confervoides

coralloid- (coralloides, coralloides, coralloides)

"Chondrococcus coralloides"Corallococcus coralloidesMyxococcus coralloidesSirosiphon coralloides

corynebacterioid- (corynebacterioides, corynebacterioides, corynebacterioides)

Nocardia corynebacterioidesRhodococcus corynebacterioides

crotaloid- (crotaloides, crotaloides, crotaloides)

Cyanocohniella crotaloides

cylindroid- (cylindroides, cylindroides, cylindroides)

"Bacterium cylindroides"Eubacterium cylindroidesFaecalitalea cylindroides

echinoid- (echinoides, echinoides, echinoides)

Methylocystis echinoides"Methylocystis echinoides"Pseudomonas echinoidesSphingomonas echinoides

ellipsoid- (ellipsoides, ellipsoides, ellipsoides)

Dolichospermum ellipsoides

enteromorphoid- (enteromorphoides, enteromorphoides, enteromorphoides)

Hormothamnion enteromorphoides

halobacteroid- (halobacteroides, halobacteroides, halobacteroides)

Caulobacter halobacteroides

helicoid- (helicoides, helicoides, helicoides)

Spiroplasma helicoides

hormoid- (hormoides, hormoides, hormoides)

Sommierella hormoidesStigonema hormoides

hydnoid- (hydnoides, hydnoides, hydnoides)

Symploca hydnoides

icteroid- (icteroides, icteroides, icteroides)

"Leptospira icteroides"

isocystoid- (isocystoides, isocystoides, isocystoides)

Anabaena isocystoidesTrichormus isocystoides

lamprocystoid- (lamprocystoides, lamprocystoides, lamprocystoides)

"Hyalosoris lamprocystoides"

lichenoid- (lichenoides, lichenoides, lichenoides)

Brasilonema lichenoidesChroococcidiopsis lichenoidesMacrochaete lichenoides

lumbricoid- (lumbricoides, lumbricoides, lumbricoides)

Marivirga lumbricoides

macroid- (macroides, macroides, macroides)

Lysinibacillus macroides

megalosphaeroid- (megalosphaeroides, megalosphaeroides, megalosphaeroides)

Sutterella megalosphaeroides

mesenteroid- (mesenteroides, mesenteroides, mesenteroides)

"Ascococcus mesenteroides"Leuconostoc mesenteroidesLeuconostoc mesenteroides subsp. mesenteroides

microcystoid- (microcystoides, microcystoides, microcystoides)

Cyanostylon microcystoides

mucoid- (mucoides, mucoides, mucoides)

Pseudomonas mucoides

mycetoid- (mycetoides, mycetoides, mycetoides)

Corynebacterium mycetoides

mycoid- (mycoides, mycoides, mycoides)

"Asterococcus mycoides"Bacillus mycoidesMycoplasma mycoidesMycoplasma mycoides subsp. mycoides

myxococcoid- (myxococcoides, myxococcoides, myxococcoides)

"Cytophaga myxococcoides"Sporocytophaga myxococcoides

nivoid- (nivoides, nivoides, nivoides)

Mycolicibacterium nivoides

nostocoid- (nostocoides, nostocoides, nostocoides)

Desikacharya nostocoides

oscillarioid- (oscillarioides, oscillarioides, oscillarioides)

Anabaena oscillarioides

parmelioid- (parmelioides, parmelioides, parmelioides)

Nostoc parmelioides

patelloid- (patelloides, patelloides, patelloides)

Hyella patelloides

phaeobacteroid- (phaeobacteroides, phaeobacteroides, phaeobacteroides)

Chlorobium phaeobacteroides

phaeovibrioid- (phaeovibrioides, phaeovibrioides, phaeovibrioides)

Chlorobium phaeovibrioides

phormidioid- (phormidioides, phormidioides, phormidioides)

Plectonema phormidioidesPseudophormidium phormidioides

pleurocapsoid- (pleurocapsoides, pleurocapsoides, pleurocapsoides)

Gloeocapsa pleurocapsoidesGloeocapsopsis pleurocapsoides

pseudomycoid- (pseudomycoides, pseudomycoides, pseudomycoides)

Bacillus pseudomycoides

pteroid- (pteroides, pteroides, pteroides)

Halonotius pteroides

rhizomorphoid- (rhizomorphoides, rhizomorphoides, rhizomorphoides)

Nematonostoc rhizomorphoides

rivularioid- (rivularioides, rivularioides, rivularioides)

Mazaea rivularioides

shigelloid- (shigelloides, shigelloides, shigelloides)

Pleisomonas shigelloidesPlesiomonas shigelloides corrig."Pseudomonas shigelloides"

sigmoid- (sigmoides, sigmoides, sigmoides)

"Ancyromonas sigmoides"

sphaeroid- (sphaeroides, sphaeroides, sphaeroides)

Cereibacter sphaeroidesLuteovulum sphaeroidesNostoc sphaeroidesRhodobacter sphaeroidesRhodopseudomonas sphaeroidesSporomusa sphaeroidesLuteovulum sphaeroides subsp. sphaeroides"Luteovulum sphaeroides subsp. sphaeroides"

sphenoid- (sphenoides, sphenoides, sphenoides)

"Bacillus sphenoides"Clostridium sphenoidesLacrimispora sphenoides

spheroid- (spheroides, spheroides, spheroides)

Streptomyces spheroides

spiroid- (spiroides, spiroides, spiroides)

Anabaena spiroidesDolichospermum spiroides

sporosphaeroid- (sporosphaeroides, sporosphaeroides, sporosphaeroides)

Clostridium sporosphaeroides

steloid- (steloides, steloides, steloides)

Anabaena steloidesTrichormus steloides

styloid- (styloides, styloides, styloides)

Cyanonephron styloides

subvibrioid- (subvibrioides, subvibrioides, subvibrioides)

Brevundimonas subvibrioidesCaulobacter subvibrioides

thelephoroid- (thelephoroides, thelephoroides, thelephoroides)

Schizothrix thelephoroides

tolypothrichoid- (tolypothrichoides, tolypothrichoides, tolypothrichoides)

Scytonema tolypothrichoides

tremelloid- (tremelloides, tremelloides, tremelloides)

"Flavobacterium tremelloides"

trichod- (trichodes, trichodes, trichodes)

Lactobacillus trichodes

trichoid- (trichoides, trichoides, trichoides)

Oscillatoria trichoidesOscillochloris trichoides

trochiscioid- (trochiscioides, trochiscioides, trochiscioides)

Anacystis trochiscioidesAsterocapsa trochiscioides

vibrioid- (vibrioides, vibrioides, vibrioides)

Caulobacter vibrioidesPropionispora vibrioides

zoogloeoid- (zoogloeoides, zoogloeoides, zoogloeoides)

Duganella zoogloeoidesShinella zoogloeoides