Genus Croceicoccus

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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").

 

Croceicoccus Xu et al. 2009, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Croceicoccus marinus Xu et al. 2009.
Etymology: L. adj. croceus, yellow, golden; N.L. masc. n. coccus (from Gr. masc. n. kokkos), grain or berry; N.L. masc. n. Croceicoccus, yellow coccus, referring to a yellow coccoid-shaped bacterium.
Reference: XU (X.W.), WU (Y.H.), WANG (C.S.), WANG (X.G.), OREN (A.) and WU (M.): Croceicoccus marinus gen. nov., sp. nov., a yellow-pigmented bacterium from deep-sea sediment, and emended description of the family Erythrobacteraceae. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 2247-2253.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Croceicoccus marinus Xu et al. 2009, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain E4A9 = CGMCC 1.6776 = JCM 14846.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EF623998.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. marinus, of or belonging to the sea, marine.
Reference: XU (X.W.), WU (Y.H.), WANG (C.S.), WANG (X.G.), OREN (A.) and WU (M.): Croceicoccus marinus gen. nov., sp. nov., a yellow-pigmented bacterium from deep-sea sediment, and emended description of the family Erythrobacteraceae. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 2247-2253.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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