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Genus Faecalicoccus

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, including synonyms, cited in this file: 2
Number of subspecies, including synonyms, cited in this file: 0

Classification (Warning: see also the file "Classification of prokaryotes: Introduction").

 

Faecalicoccus De Maesschalck et al. 2014, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Faecalicoccus acidiformans De Maesschalck et al. 2014.
Etymology: N.L. adj. faecalis, pertaining to faeces (from L. n. faex, faeces); N.L. masc. n. coccus, a coccus (from Gr. masc. n. kokkus, a grain or seed); N.L. masc. n. Faecalicoccus, coccoid bacterium isolated from faecal material.
Valid publication: DE MAESSCHALCK, C., VAN IMMERSEEL, F., EECKHAUT, V., DE BAERE, S., CNOCKAERT, M., CROUBELS, S., HAESEBROUCK, F., DUCATELLE, R. and VANDAMME, P. 2014. Faecalicoccus acidiformans gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from the chicken caecum, and reclassification of Streptococcus pleomorphus (Barnes et al. 1977), Eubacterium biforme (Eggerth 1935) and Eubacterium cylindroides (Cato et al. 1974) as Faecalicoccus pleomorphus comb. nov., Holdemanella biformis gen. nov., comb. nov. and Faecalitalea cylindroides gen. nov., comb. nov., respectively, within the family Erysipelotrichaceae. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 64, 3877-3884.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Faecalicoccus acidiformans De Maesschalck et al. 2014, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) LMG 27428=DSM 26963.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: HQ452864.
Etymology: N.L. n. acidum, an acid, from L. adj. acidus, sour; L. part. adj. formans, forming; N.L. part. adj. acidiformans, acid-forming.
Source: Animal.
Valid publication: DE MAESSCHALCK, C., VAN IMMERSEEL, F., EECKHAUT, V., DE BAERE, S., CNOCKAERT, M., CROUBELS, S., HAESEBROUCK, F., DUCATELLE, R. and VANDAMME, P. 2014. Faecalicoccus acidiformans gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from the chicken caecum, and reclassification of Streptococcus pleomorphus (Barnes et al. 1977), Eubacterium biforme (Eggerth 1935) and Eubacterium cylindroides (Cato et al. 1974) as Faecalicoccus pleomorphus comb. nov., Holdemanella biformis gen. nov., comb. nov. and Faecalitalea cylindroides gen. nov., comb. nov., respectively, within the family Erysipelotrichaceae. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 64, 3877-3884.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Faecalicoccus pleomorphus De Maesschalck et al. 2014, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) LMG 17756=ATCC 29734=DSM 20574.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: HQ452862.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. pleomorphus, pleomorphic (from Gr. adj. pleos, full; Gr. n. morphê form, shape).
Source: Animal.
Valid publication: DE MAESSCHALCK, C., VAN IMMERSEEL, F., EECKHAUT, V., DE BAERE, S., CNOCKAERT, M., CROUBELS, S., HAESEBROUCK, F., DUCATELLE, R. and VANDAMME, P. 2014. Faecalicoccus acidiformans gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from the chicken caecum, and reclassification of Streptococcus pleomorphus (Barnes et al. 1977), Eubacterium biforme (Eggerth 1935) and Eubacterium cylindroides (Cato et al. 1974) as Faecalicoccus pleomorphus comb. nov., Holdemanella biformis gen. nov., comb. nov. and Faecalitalea cylindroides gen. nov., comb. nov., respectively, within the family Erysipelotrichaceae. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 64, 3877-3884.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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