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Genus Cerasicoccus

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).


 

Cerasicoccus Yoon et al. 2007, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Cerasicoccus arenae Yoon et al. 2007.
Etymology: L. neut. n. cerasum, a cherry; Gr. masc. n. kokkos, berry; N.L. masc. n. Cerasicoccus, pale-pink colored coccus, referring to the pale-pink colour of the bacterium.
Valid publication: YOON (J.), MATSUO (Y.), MATSUDA (S.), ADACHI (K.), KASAI (H.) and YOKOTA (A.): Cerasicoccus arenae gen. nov., sp. nov., a carotenoid-producing marine representative of the family Puniceicoccaceae within the phylum 'Verrucomicrobia', isolated from marine sand. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 2067-2072.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Cerasicoccus arenae Yoon et al. 2007, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) YM26-026 = KCTC 12870 = MBIC08280 = NBRC 103621.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB292183.
Etymology: L. gen. n. arenae, of sand.
Valid publication: YOON (J.), MATSUO (Y.), MATSUDA (S.), ADACHI (K.), KASAI (H.) and YOKOTA (A.): Cerasicoccus arenae gen. nov., sp. nov., a carotenoid-producing marine representative of the family Puniceicoccaceae within the phylum 'Verrucomicrobia', isolated from marine sand. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 2067-2072.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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