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Genus Dolosicoccus

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).


 

Dolosicoccus Collins et al. 1999, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Dolosicoccus paucivorans Collins et al. 1999.
Etymology: L. adj. dolosus, crafty, deceptive; N.L. masc. n. coccus (from Gr. masc. n. kokkos, grain, seed), coccus; N.L. masc. n. dolosicoccus, a deceptive coccus.
Valid publication: COLLINS (M.D.), RODRIGUEZ JOVITA (M.), HUTSON (R.A.), FALSEN (E.), SJÖDÉN (B.) and FACKLAM (R.R.): Dolosicoccus paucivorans gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from human blood. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1999, 49, 1439-1442.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Dolosicoccus paucivorans Collins et al. 1999, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 2992-95 = ATCC BAA-56 = CCUG 39307 = CIP 106314.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ012666.
Etymology: L. adj. paucus, few, little; L. part. adj. vorans, eating, devouring; N.L. part. adj. paucivorans, eating little, relating to the observation that the organism utilizes few carbohydrates
Reference: COLLINS (M.D.), RODRIGUEZ JOVITA (M.), HUTSON (R.A.), FALSEN (E.), SJÖDÉN (B.) and FACKLAM (R.R.): Dolosicoccus paucivorans gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from human blood. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1999, 49, 1439-1442.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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