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Genus Eremococcus

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).


 

Eremococcus Collins et al. 1999, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Eremococcus coleocola Collins et al. 1999.
Etymology: Gr. adj. eremos, lonely; N.L. masc. n. coccus (from Gr. masc. n. kokkos, grain, seed), coccus; N.L. masc. n. Eremococcus, a lonely or isolated coccus, referring to its distinct phylogenetic position.
Valid publication: COLLINS (M.D.), RODRIGUEZ JOVITA (M.), LAWSON (P.A.), FALSEN (E.) and FOSTER (G.): Characterization of a novel Gram-positive, catalase-negative coccus from horses: description of Eremococcus coleocola gen. nov., sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1999, 49, 1381-1385.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Eremococcus coleocola Collins et al. 1999, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) M1832/95/2 = ATCC BAA-57 = CCUG 38207 = CIP 106310.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: Y17780.
Etymology: Gr. n. colea, vagina; L. suffix -cola (from L. n. incola), inhabitant; N.L. n. coleocola, inhabitant of the vagina, referring to the isolation of the type strain.
Valid publication: COLLINS (M.D.), RODRIGUEZ JOVITA (M.), LAWSON (P.A.), FALSEN (E.) and FOSTER (G.): Characterization of a novel Gram-positive, catalase-negative coccus from horses: description of Eremococcus coleocola gen. nov., sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1999, 49, 1381-1385.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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