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Genus Dermacoccus

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: 4
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).


 

Dermacoccus Stackebrandt et al. 1995, gen. nov. (Type genus of the family ¤ Dermacoccaceae Schumann and Stackebrandt 2000).
Type species: ¤ Dermacoccus nishinomiyaensis (Oda 1935) Stackebrandt et al. 1995.
Etymology: Gr. n. derma, skin; N.L. masc. n. coccus (from Gr. masc. n. kokkos, grain, seed), coccus; N.L. masc. n. Dermacoccus, coccus living on skin.
Valid publication: STACKEBRANDT (E.), KOCH (C.), GVOZDIAK (O.) and SCHUMANN (P.): Taxonomic dissection of the genus Micrococcus: Kocuria gen. nov., Nesterenkonia gen. nov., Kytococcus gen. nov., Dermacoccus gen. nov., and Micrococcus Cohn 1872 gen. emend. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1995, 45, 682-692.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Dermacoccus abyssi Pathom-aree et al. 2006, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) MT1.1 = DSM 17573 = JCM 14339 = NCIMB 14084.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY894323.
Etymology: L. gen. n. abyssi, of an abyss.
Valid publication: PATHOM-AREE (W.), NOGI (Y.), SUTCLIFFE (I.C.), WARD (A.C.), HORIKOSHI (K.), BULL (A.T.) and GOODFELLOW (M.): Dermacoccus abyssi sp. nov., a piezotolerant actinomycete isolated from the Mariana Trench. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 1233-1237.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: The specific epithet abyssi is a Latin genitive noun, not a neo-Latin genitive noun as cited in the paper by Pathom-aree et al. 2006.

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Dermacoccus barathri Pathom-aree et al. 2006, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) MT2.1 = DSM 17574 = JCM 14588 = NCIMB 14081.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY894328.
Etymology: L. neut. n. barathrum, a deep pit, an abyss; L. gen. n. barathri, of an abyss.
Valid publication: PATHOM-AREE (W.), NOGI (Y.), WARD (A.C.), HORIKOSHI (K.), BULL (A.T.) and GOODFELLOW (M.): Dermacoccus barathri sp. nov. and Dermacoccus profundi sp. nov., novel actinomycetes isolated from deep-sea mud of the Mariana Trench. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 2303-2307.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Dermacoccus nishinomiyaensis (Oda 1935) Stackebrandt et al. 1995, comb. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 29093= CCM 2140 = CCUG 33028 = CIP 81.71 = DSM 20448 = IEGM 393 = IFO (now NBRC) 15356 = JCM 11613 = LMG 14222 = NCTC 11039 = VKM B-1818.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X87757.
Basonym: ¤ Micrococcus nishinomiyaensis Oda 1935 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. nishinomiyaensis, of or belonging to Nishinomiya, a city in Japan.
Valid publication: STACKEBRANDT (E.), KOCH (C.), GVOZDIAK (O.) and SCHUMANN (P.): Taxonomic dissection of the genus Micrococcus: Kocuria gen. nov., Nesterenkonia gen. nov., Kytococcus gen. nov., Dermacoccus gen. nov., and Micrococcus Cohn 1872 gen. emend. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1995, 45, 682-692.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Dermacoccus profundi Pathom-aree et al. 2006, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) MT2.2 = DSM 17575 = JCM 14589 = NCIMB 14126.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY894329.
Etymology: L. neut. n. profundum, depth, abyss; L. gen. n. profundi, of an abyss.
Valid publication: PATHOM-AREE (W.), NOGI (Y.), WARD (A.C.), HORIKOSHI (K.), BULL (A.T.) and GOODFELLOW (M.): Dermacoccus barathri sp. nov. and Dermacoccus profundi sp. nov., novel actinomycetes isolated from deep-sea mud of the Mariana Trench. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 2303-2307.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: In the paper by Pathom-aree et al. 2006, the type strain NCIMB 14126 is erroneously cited as NCIMB 14084.
Reference: Erratum: Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 197.
Erratum in IJSEM Online

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