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Genus Floricoccus

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").

 

Floricoccus Chuah et al. 2017, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Floricoccus tropicus Chuah et al. 2017.
Etymology: L. masc. n. flos, floris, flower; N.L. masc. n. coccus, grain; N.L. masc. n. Floricoccus, a coccus from a flower.
Valid publication: CHUAH, L. O., YAP, K. P., SHAMILA-SYUHADA, A. K., THONG, K. L., AHMAD, R., LIONG, M. T. and RUSUL, G. 2017. Floricoccus tropicus gen. nov., sp. nov. and Floricoccus penangensis sp. nov. isolated from fresh flowers of durian tree and hibiscus. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 67, 4979-4985; erratum 68, 974.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Floricoccus penangensis Chuah et al. 2017, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) HibF3=LMG 29831=DSM 31735.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: KX185708.
Whole-genome sequence accession no.: MKIQ00000000.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. penangensis, of Penang, named after the northern state in Malaysia, from where the species was isolated.
Source: Plant.
Valid publication: CHUAH, L. O., YAP, K. P., SHAMILA-SYUHADA, A. K., THONG, K. L., AHMAD, R., LIONG, M. T. and RUSUL, G. 2017. Floricoccus tropicus gen. nov., sp. nov. and Floricoccus penangensis sp. nov. isolated from fresh flowers of durian tree and hibiscus. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 67, 4979-4985; erratum 68, 974.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Floricoccus tropicus Chuah et al. 2017, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) DF1=LMG 29833=JCM 31733.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: KX185706.
Whole-genome sequence accession no.: MKIR00000000.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. tropicus, tropical, of or pertaining to the tropic(s), relating to its isolation from tropical flowers.
Source: Plant.
Valid publication: CHUAH, L. O., YAP, K. P., SHAMILA-SYUHADA, A. K., THONG, K. L., AHMAD, R., LIONG, M. T. and RUSUL, G. 2017. Floricoccus tropicus gen. nov., sp. nov. and Floricoccus penangensis sp. nov. isolated from fresh flowers of durian tree and hibiscus. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 67, 4979-4985; erratum 68, 974.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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