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Genus Atopococcus

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).


 

Atopococcus Collins et al. 2005, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Atopococcus tabaci Collins et al. 2005.
Etymology: Gr. adj. atopos, having no place, strange; N.L. masc. n. coccus (from Gr. masc. n. kokkos, grain, seed), coccus; N.L. masc. n. Atopococcus, a strange coccus.
Valid publication: COLLINS (M.D.), WIERNIK (A.), FALSEN (E.) and LAWSON (P.A.): Atopococcus tabaci gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel Gram-positive, catalase-negative, coccus-shaped bacterium isolated from tobacco. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 1693-1696.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Atopococcus tabaci Collins et al. 2005, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) CCUG 48253 = CIP 108502.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ634917.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. tabaci, of tobacco.
Valid publication: COLLINS (M.D.), WIERNIK (A.), FALSEN (E.) and LAWSON (P.A.): Atopococcus tabaci gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel Gram-positive, catalase-negative, coccus-shaped bacterium isolated from tobacco. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 1693-1696.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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