Genus Aerococcus

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Number of species cited in this file: 8
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

Classification (Warning: see also the file "Classification of prokaryotes: Introduction").

 

Aerococcus Williams et al. 1953, genus. (Type genus of the family ¤ Aerococcaceae Ludwig et al. 2010).
Type species: ¤ Aerococcus viridans Williams et al. 1953 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: Gr. masc. n. aer, air, gas; N.L. masc. n. coccus (from Gr. n. kokkos), a berry; N.L. masc. n. Aerococcus, air coccus.
References: SKERMAN (V.B.D.), McGOWAN (V.) and SNEATH (P.H.A.) (editors): Approved Lists of Bacterial Names. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1980, 30, 225-420 (Approved Lists of Bacterial Names in IJSEM Online - Approved Lists of Bacterial Names Amended edition). [WILLIAMS (R.E.O.), HIRCH (A.) and COWAN (S.T.): Aerococcus, a new bacterial genus. Journal of General Microbiology, 1953, 8, 475-480.]

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Aerococcus christensenii Collins et al. 1999, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain UWO6 = CCUG 28831 = CIP 106115.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: Y17005.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. christensenii, of Christensen, named after the Danish microbiologist Jens J. Christensen.
Reference: COLLINS (M.D.), RODRIGUEZ JOVITA (M.), HUTSON (R.A.), OHLÉN (M.) and FALSEN (E.): Aerococcus christensenii sp. nov., from the human vagina. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol, 1999, 49, 1125-1128.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Aerococcus christensenii Collins et al. 1999 emend. Tohno et al. 2014.
Reference: TOHNO, M., KITAHARA, M., MATSUYAMA, S., KIMURA, K., OHKUMA, M. and TAJIMA, K. 2014. Aerococcus vaginalis sp. nov., isolated from the vaginal mucosa of a beef cow, and emended descriptions of Aerococcus suis, Aerococcus viridans, Aerococcus urinaeequi, Aerococcus urinaehominis, Aerococcus urinae, Aerococcus christensenii and Aerococcus sanguinicola. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 64, 1229-1236.
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Aerococcus sanguinicola corrig. Lawson et al. 2001, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain CCUG 43001 = CIP 106533 = JCM 11549.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ276512.
Etymology: L. n. sanguis -inis, blood; L. suff. -cola (from L. n. incola), dweller; N.L. n. sanguinicola, blood-dweller.
Reference: LAWSON (P.A.), FALSEN (E.), TRUBERG-JENSEN (K.) and COLLINS (M.D.): Aerococcus sanguicola sp. nov., isolated from a human clinical source. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 2001, 51, 475-479.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: The original spelling of the specific epithet sanguicola (sic), has been corrected by the List Editor, IJSEM.
Reference: LIST EDITOR, IJSEM: Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 51, part 2, of the IJSEM. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 2001, 51, 795-796.
Notification List in IJSEM Online (PDF Format)

Aerococcus sanguinicola Lawson et al. 2001 emend. Tohno et al. 2014.
Reference: TOHNO, M., KITAHARA, M., MATSUYAMA, S., KIMURA, K., OHKUMA, M. and TAJIMA, K. 2014. Aerococcus vaginalis sp. nov., isolated from the vaginal mucosa of a beef cow, and emended descriptions of Aerococcus suis, Aerococcus viridans, Aerococcus urinaeequi, Aerococcus urinaehominis, Aerococcus urinae, Aerococcus christensenii and Aerococcus sanguinicola. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 64, 1229-1236.
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Aerococcus suis Vela et al. 2007, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain 1821/02 = CCUG 52530 = CECT 7139 = JCM 18035.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AM230658.
Etymology: L. gen. n. suis, of a hog.
Reference: VELA (A.I.), GARCÍA (N.), LATRE (M.V.), CASAMAYOR (A.), SÁNCHEZ-PORRO (C.), BRIONES (V.), VENTOSA (A.), DOMÍNGUEZ (L.) and FERNÁNDEZ-GARAYZÁBAL (J.F.): Aerococcus suis sp. nov., isolated from clinical specimens from swine. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 1291-1294.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Aerococcus suis Vela et al. 2007 emend. Tohno et al. 2014.
Reference: TOHNO, M., KITAHARA, M., MATSUYAMA, S., KIMURA, K., OHKUMA, M. and TAJIMA, K. 2014. Aerococcus vaginalis sp. nov., isolated from the vaginal mucosa of a beef cow, and emended descriptions of Aerococcus suis, Aerococcus viridans, Aerococcus urinaeequi, Aerococcus urinaehominis, Aerococcus urinae, Aerococcus christensenii and Aerococcus sanguinicola. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 64, 1229-1236.
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Aerococcus urinae Aguirre and Collins 1992, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain ATCC 51268 = CCUG 29291 = CCUG 29564 = CCUG 34223 = CCUG 36881 = CIP 104688 = DSM 7446 = IFO (now NBRC) 15544 = NCIMB 702893 (formerly NCFB 2893) = NCTC 12142.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: M77819.
Etymology: L. gen. n. urinae, of urine.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 42. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1992, 42, 511. [AGUIRRE (M.) and COLLINS (M.D.): Phylogenetic analysis of some Aerococcus-like organisms for urinary tract infections: description of Aerococcus urinae sp. nov. J. Gen. Microbiol., 1992, 138, 401-405.]
Validation List no. 42 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

Aerococcus urinae Aguirre and Collins 1992 emend. Tohno et al. 2014.
Reference: TOHNO, M., KITAHARA, M., MATSUYAMA, S., KIMURA, K., OHKUMA, M. and TAJIMA, K. 2014. Aerococcus vaginalis sp. nov., isolated from the vaginal mucosa of a beef cow, and emended descriptions of Aerococcus suis, Aerococcus viridans, Aerococcus urinaeequi, Aerococcus urinaehominis, Aerococcus urinae, Aerococcus christensenii and Aerococcus sanguinicola. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 64, 1229-1236.
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Aerococcus urinaeequi (Garvie 1988) Felis et al. 2005, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain ATCC 29723 = CCUG 28094 = CIP 103442 = DSM 20341 = JCM 12519 = LMG 13989 = NCIMB 701636.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: D87677.
Basonym: ¤ Pediococcus urinaeequi (ex Mees 1934) Garvie 1988.
Other synonym: "Pediococcus urinae equi" (sic) Mees 1934.
Etymology: L. urina -ae, urine; L. n. equus -i, horse; N.L. gen. n. urinaeequi, from the urine of a horse, source of isolation of the type strain.
Reference: FELIS (G.E.), TORRIANI (S.) and DELLAGLIO (F.): Reclassification of Pediococcus urinaeequi (ex Mees 1934) Garvie 1988 as Aerococcus urinaeequi comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 1325-1327.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Aerococcus urinaeequi (Garvie 1988) Felis et al. 2005 emend. Tohno et al. 2014.
Reference: TOHNO, M., KITAHARA, M., MATSUYAMA, S., KIMURA, K., OHKUMA, M. and TAJIMA, K. 2014. Aerococcus vaginalis sp. nov., isolated from the vaginal mucosa of a beef cow, and emended descriptions of Aerococcus suis, Aerococcus viridans, Aerococcus urinaeequi, Aerococcus urinaehominis, Aerococcus urinae, Aerococcus christensenii and Aerococcus sanguinicola. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 64, 1229-1236.
Original article.

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Aerococcus urinaehominis Lawson et al. 2001, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain CCUG 42038 B = CIP 106675.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ278341.
Etymology: L. urina -ae, urine; L. n.  homo -inis, a human being; N.L. gen. n. urinaehominis, from the urine of a human being, source of isolation of the type strain.
Reference: LAWSON (P.A.), FALSEN (E.), OHLÉN (M.) and COLLINS (M.D.): Aerococcus urinaehominis sp. nov., isolated from human urine. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 2001, 51, 683-686.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Aerococcus urinaehominis Lawson et al. 2001 emend. Tohno et al. 2014.
Reference: TOHNO, M., KITAHARA, M., MATSUYAMA, S., KIMURA, K., OHKUMA, M. and TAJIMA, K. 2014. Aerococcus vaginalis sp. nov., isolated from the vaginal mucosa of a beef cow, and emended descriptions of Aerococcus suis, Aerococcus viridans, Aerococcus urinaeequi, Aerococcus urinaehominis, Aerococcus urinae, Aerococcus christensenii and Aerococcus sanguinicola. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 64, 1229-1236.
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Aerococcus vaginalis Tohno et al. 2014, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) BV2=JCM 19163=DSM 27293.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: AB818493.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: .
Etymology: L. n. vagina, sheath, vagina; L. masc. suff. -alis, suffix denoting pertaining to; N.L. masc. adj. vaginalis, pertaining to vagina, of the vagina.
Source: Animal.
Valid publication: TOHNO, M., KITAHARA, M., MATSUYAMA, S., KIMURA, K., OHKUMA, M. and TAJIMA, K. 2014. Aerococcus vaginalis sp. nov., isolated from the vaginal mucosa of a beef cow, and emended descriptions of Aerococcus suis, Aerococcus viridans, Aerococcus urinaeequi, Aerococcus urinaehominis, Aerococcus urinae, Aerococcus christensenii and Aerococcus sanguinicola. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 64, 1229-1236.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Aerococcus viridans Williams et al. 1953, species. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain ATCC 11563 = CCUG 4311 = CIP 54.145 = DSM 20340 = HAMBI 1583 = IFO (now NBRC) 12219 = JCM 20461 = LMG 17931 = NCAIM B.01070 = NCTC 8251.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: M58797.
Synonyms: "Gaffkya homari" Hitchner and Snieszko 1947, "Pediococcus homari" Deibel and Niven 1960.
Etymology: L. part. adj. viridans, making green, producing a green color.
References: SKERMAN (V.B.D.), McGOWAN (V.) and SNEATH (P.H.A.) (editors): Approved Lists of Bacterial Names. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1980, 30, 225-420 (Approved Lists of Bacterial Names in IJSEM Online - Approved Lists of Bacterial Names Amended edition). [WILLIAMS (R.E.O.), HIRCH (A.) and COWAN (S.T.): Aerococcus, a new bacterial genus. Journal of General Microbiology, 1953, 8, 475-480.]

Aerococcus viridans Williams et al. 1953 emend. Tohno et al. 2014.
Reference: TOHNO, M., KITAHARA, M., MATSUYAMA, S., KIMURA, K., OHKUMA, M. and TAJIMA, K. 2014. Aerococcus vaginalis sp. nov., isolated from the vaginal mucosa of a beef cow, and emended descriptions of Aerococcus suis, Aerococcus viridans, Aerococcus urinaeequi, Aerococcus urinaehominis, Aerococcus urinae, Aerococcus christensenii and Aerococcus sanguinicola. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 64, 1229-1236.
Original article.

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