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Genus Alloiococcus

Warning: In the List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature, an arrow () only indicates the sequence of valid publication of names and does not mean that the last name in the sequence must be used (see: Introduction).

Number of species cited in this file: 1
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

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


For a detailed description of this taxon see Bergey’s Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria (BMSAB).


 

Alloiococcus Aguirre and Collins 1992, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Alloiococcus otitis Aguirre and Collins 1992.
Etymology: Gr. adj. alloios, different; N.L. masc. n. coccus (from Gr. masc. n. kokkos, grain, seed), coccus; N.L. masc. n. Alloiococcus, different coccus, referring to the phylogenetic distinctiveness of the organism.
Valid publication: AGUIRRE (M.) and COLLINS (M.D.): Phylogenetic analysis of Alloiococcus otitis gen. nov., sp. nov., an organism from human middle ear fluid. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1992, 42, 79-83.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Alloiococcus otitis Aguirre and Collins 1992, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 7760 = ATCC 51267= CCUG 32997 = CIP 103508 = IFO (now NBRC) 15545 = NCIMB 702890 (formerly NCFB 2890).
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X59765.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. otitis (sic), of ear inflammation.
Valid publication: AGUIRRE (M.) and COLLINS (M.D.): Phylogenetic analysis of Alloiococcus otitis gen. nov., sp. nov., an organism from human middle ear fluid. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1992, 42, 79-83.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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