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Genus Craurococcus

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).


 

Craurococcus Saitoh et al. 1998, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Craurococcus roseus Saitoh et al. 1998.
Recommended three-letter abbreviation: Crc. (see the file ¤ "Three-letter code for abbreviations of generic names").
Etymology: Gr. adj. krauros, dry, fragile; N.L. masc. n. coccus (from Gr. masc. n. kokkos, grain, seed), coccus; N.L. masc. n. Craurococcus, fragile coccus.
Valid publication: SAITOH (S.), SUZUKI (T.) and NISHIMURA (Y.): Proposal of Craurococcus roseus gen. nov., sp. nov. and Paracraurococcus ruber gen. nov., sp. nov., novel aerobic bacteriochlorophyll a-containing bacteria from soil. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1998, 48, 1043-1047.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Craurococcus roseus Saitoh et al. 1998, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) NS130 = CIP 105707 = JCM 9933.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: D85828.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. roseus, rose-colored, pink.
Valid publication: SAITOH (S.), SUZUKI (T.) and NISHIMURA (Y.): Proposal of Craurococcus roseus gen. nov., sp. nov. and Paracraurococcus ruber gen. nov., sp. nov., novel aerobic bacteriochlorophyll a-containing bacteria from soil. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1998, 48, 1043-1047.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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