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Genus Citricoccus

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: 5
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).


 

Citricoccus Altenburger et al. 2002, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Citricoccus muralis Altenburger et al. 2002.
Etymology: L. n. citrus, citrontree or citrus, an African tree; N.L. masc. n. coccus (from Gr. masc. n. kokkos, grain, seed), coccus; N.L. masc. n. Citricoccus, lemon-yellow-pigmented coccus.
Valid publication: ALTENBURGER (P.), KÄMPFER (P.), SCHUMANN (P.), STEINER (R.), LUBITZ (W.) and BUSSE (H.J.): Citricoccus muralis gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel actinobacterium isolated from a medieval wall painting. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2002, 52, 2095-2100.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Citricoccus Altenburger et al. 2002 emend. Nielsen et al. 2011.
Type species: ¤ Citricoccus muralis Altenburger et al. 2002.
Etymology: L. n. citrus, citrontree or citrus, an African tree; N.L. masc. n. coccus (from Gr. masc. n. kokkos, grain, seed), coccus; N.L. masc. n. Citricoccus, lemon-yellow-pigmented coccus.
References: List of Changes in Taxonomic Opinion no. 15. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 7. [NIELSEN (M.B.), KJELDSEN (K.U.) and INGVORSEN (K.): Description of Citricoccus nitrophenolicus sp. nov., a para-nitrophenol degrading actinobacterium isolated from a wastewater treatment plant and emended description of the genus Citricoccus Altenburger et al. 2002. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, 2011, 99, 489-499.]
List of Changes in Taxonomic Opinion no. 15 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Citricoccus alkalitolerans Li et al. 2005, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) YIM 70010 = CCTCC AA 203008 = CCUG 51943 = DSM 15665 = JCM 13012 = KCTC 19012.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY376164.
Etymology: N.L. n. alkali (from Arabic article al, the; Arabic n. qaliy, ashes of saltwort), alkali; L. part. adj. tolerans, tolerating; N.L. part. adj. alkalitolerans, referring to the ability of the organism to tolerate alkaline media.
Valid publication: LI (W.J.), CHEN (H.H.), ZHANG (Y.Q.), KIM (C.J.), PARK (D.J.), LEE (J.C.), XU (L.H.) and JIANG (C.L.): Citricoccus alkalitolerans sp. nov., a novel actinobacterium isolated from a desert soil in Egypt. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 87-90.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: The word tolerans, which appears in the etymology, is a "L. part. adj.", not a "Gr. adj." as cited in the paper by Li et al. 2005.

Citricoccus alkalitolerans Li et al. 2005 emend. Schäfer et al. 2010.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) YIM 70010 = CCTCC AA 203008 = CCUG 51943 = DSM 15665 = JCM 13012 = KCTC 19012.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY376164.
Etymology: N.L. n. alkali (from Arabic article al, the; Arabic n. qaliy, ashes of saltwort), alkali; L. part. adj. tolerans, tolerating; N.L. part. adj. alkalitolerans, referring to the ability of the organism to tolerate alkaline media.
Reference: SCHÄFER (J.), MARTIN (K.) and KÄMPFER (P.): Citricoccus parietis sp. nov., isolated from a mould-colonized wall and emended description of Citricoccus alkalitolerans Li et al. 2005. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 271-274.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Citricoccus muralis Altenburger et al. 2002, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 4-0 = CCM 4981 = CCUG 51768 = DSM 14442 = JCM 12134.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ344143.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. muralis, pertaining or belonging to walls.
Valid publication: ALTENBURGER (P.), KÄMPFER (P.), SCHUMANN (P.), STEINER (R.), LUBITZ (W.) and BUSSE (H.J.): Citricoccus muralis gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel actinobacterium isolated from a medieval wall painting. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2002, 52, 2095-2100.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: In the paper by Altenburger et al. 2002, the type strain DSM 14442 is erroneously cited as DSM 11442.
Reference: WEISS (N.): Personal communication (November 27, 2002).

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Citricoccus nitrophenolicus Nielsen et al. 2012, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) PNP1 = CCUG 59571 = DSM 23311.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: GU797177.
Etymology: N.L. n. nitrophenol -olis, nitrophenol; L. masc. suff. -icus, suffix used with the sense of pertaining to; N.L. masc. adj. nitrophenolicus, pertaining to nitrophenol, degrading para-nitrophenol.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 143. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 1-4.
Effective publication: NIELSEN (M.B.), KJELDSEN (K.U.) and INGVORSEN (K.): Description of Citricoccus nitrophenolicus sp. nov., a para-nitrophenol degrading actinobacterium isolated from a wastewater treatment plant and emended description of the genus Citricoccus Altenburger et al. 2002. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, 2011, 99, 489-499.
Validation List no. 143 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

Note: The accession numbers DSM 23311 and CCUG 59571 are cited in the "Abstract" and in the chapter "Conclusion" of the effective publication. However, they do not appear in the species description ("protologue").
Reference: ASSOCIATE EDITOR, IJSEM: Validation List no. 143 (footnote # ). Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 1-4.
Validation List no. 143 in IJSEM Online

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Citricoccus parietis Schäfer et al. 2010, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 02-Je-010 = CCM 7609 = CCUG 57388.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: FM992367.
Etymology: L. gen. n. parietis, of the wall of a house.
Valid publication: SCHÄFER (J.), MARTIN (K.) and KÄMPFER (P.): Citricoccus parietis sp. nov., isolated from a mould-colonized wall and emended description of Citricoccus alkalitolerans Li et al. 2005. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 271-274.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Citricoccus zhacaiensis Meng et al. 2010, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) FS24 = CGMCC 1.7064 = JCM 15136.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EU305672.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. zhacaiensis, of or pertaining to zhacai, the Chinese name for preserved vegetables.
Valid publication: MENG (F.X.), YANG (X.C.), YU (P.S.), PAN (J.M.), WANG (C.S.), XU (X.W.) and WU (M.): Citricoccus zhacaiensis sp. nov., isolated from a bioreactor for saline wastewater treatment. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 495-499.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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